Honey, Banana & Walnut Loaf

Moist and full of flavour! Combining the natural sweetness of ripe bananas, the rich earthiness of walnuts, and the delicate sweetness of golden honey, resulting in a cake that is truly a delight to behold. A favourite and timeless recipe on the Beechworth Honey table.

Beechworth Honey, Banana & Walnut Loaf


Prep time:15 minutes
Cook time:1 hour


  • 2 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp bi-carb soda
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 cup walnuts (chopped)
  • 3 bananas (peeled & copped)
  • 60 g butter
  • 1/2 cup Beechworth Honey Traditional Honey
  • 225 ml milk
  • 2 eggs
Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 125 g cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • walnuts (chopped)


  • Preheat oven to 170°C. Grease a 21cm x 11cm loaf tin and line the base with baking paper.
  • Into a large bowl, sift the flour, baking powder and bi-carb soda. Add the coconut and pecans and mix to combine. Add the chopped bananas.
  • Gently melt butter and honey until warm and pour into a bowl. Whisk in the milk and eggs and mix thoroughly. Add to the dry ingredients and stir gently until mixture is smooth.
  • Pour into the prepared tin.
  • Bake for 1 hour, or until a skewer comes out clean when inserted in the centre of the loaf.
  • Allow to cool in the tin for 10 minutes before turning out to cool completely.
  • Place cream cheese and lemon juice into a bowl. Using an electric mixer, beat until pale gradually add icing sugar mixture, beating until combined.
  • Spread on top of the loaf and sprinkle with walnuts.


Calories: 340 kcalCarbohydrates: 57 gProtein: 6 gFat: 11 gSaturated Fat: 5 gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3 gMonounsaturated Fat: 2 gTrans Fat: 1 gCholesterol: 41 mgSodium: 152 mgPotassium: 243 mgFiber: 2 gSugar: 32 gVitamin A: 239 IUVitamin C: 3 mgCalcium: 95 mgIron: 2 mg
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Traditional Beechworth Honey

Our handy squeeze bottle is 400g of pure, 100% Australian honey. A pantry staple and great for everyday. Traditional Honey is a great all-rounder and a must-have pantry item.

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