Buttermilk and Honey Banana Bread

Buttermilk and Honey Banana Bread

Don’t you love good old fashioned comfort food? I know that I do and that’s why I love this buttermilk and honey banana bread recipe. Banana bread is a regular staple in our household. I feel like I make a loaf every few weeks or so. My kids love banana bread and so does my husband.

Buttermilk and Honey Banana Bread

I love to try new recipes and see if there’s any way to make banana bread any more delicious. Who doesn’t love the way your house smells while baking a delicious loaf of banana bread? It’s magical. The combination of bananas, honey, and buttermilk is a fantastic one! So, if you have some very ripe bananas grab them and make this banana bread.

What ingredients are needed for this recipe?

For this recipe you will need:

  • All purpose flour
  • Bananas: You’ll want your bananas to be anywhere from a little spotty to turning black. The darker the banana, the sweeter the banana bread will turn out.
  • White sugar
  • Honey: One of the star ingredients of this recipe is honey. It has such an amazing flavor that goes so well with the bananas.
  • Buttermilk: Don’t have any buttermilk? Don’t worry! You can easily make buttermilk. To make one cup of buttermilk, simply add one cup of room temperature milk to two tablespoons of vinegar or lemon juice.
  • Vegetable oil
  • Vanilla extract: Pure vanilla extract is best for baking.
  • Eggs
  • Baking soda
  • Salt
  • Cinnamon
  • Pecans or walnuts: I love adding pecans but adding nuts is totally optional.

What type of pan should I use for this recipe?

For this recipe, you’ll need one loaf pan.

Can I use frozen bananas?

I love using frozen bananas when making banana bread. You can absolutely use frozen bananas if you have some on hand. I love throwing some ripe bananas in my freezer and getting them out later to make banana bread with.

Can I freeze this buttermilk and honey banana bread?

You can absolutely freeze this banana bread recipe. To best freeze this recipe, I suggest wrapping a loaf tightly in aluminum foil or in plastic wrap. This banana bread can be frozen for two to three months. When you’re ready to eat it, let it defrost and then slice it.

Buttermilk and Honey Banana Bread

This buttermilk and honey banana bread smells amazing while baking.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword banana bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 1 loaf
Author Two Pink Peonies
Cost $5

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 3 ripe bananas mashed
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts optional

Instructions

  • Begin by preheating your oven to 325 degrees.
  • Spray a 9×5 loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Add the dry ingredients to a large mixing bowl and stir well.
  • Mix the mashed bananas, oil, vanilla extract, and buttermilk together in.
  • Next mix the honey and the eggs.
  • Mix well with a hand mixer.
  • Add the nuts and stir them in with a spoon if desired.
  • Pour into your loaf pan and bake for 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean from the center of the bread.

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1 thought on “Buttermilk and Honey Banana Bread”

  1. We keep buying bananas since the kids are home every day, and every third bunch or so goes bad before its eaten. This will be perfect! My husband has been using a kit but I’m ready for something a bit different.

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