Sue Bee® Honey Banana Bread

This banana bread is one of Clara Henningsen of The Henningsens favorite recipes! The recipe itself comes courtesy of her grandmother and uses honey as a substitute for sugar.



  • 1/2 cup Sue Bee® honey – plus 1 tsp
  • 4 large bananas, ripe
  • 1 tsp coconut sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp maple flavoring
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup whole oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 2/3 cup pastry flour
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup ground flax
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup


  • Preheat oven to 425 F.
  • Slice the bananas and place in a greased loaf pan.
  • Mix together coconut sugar, cinnamon and maple flavoring. Sprinkle on top of bananas.
  • Place in oven and cook for 35 minutes.
  • Remove the bananas from the oven and reduce heat to 350 F.
  • Mash the cooked bananas. Add coconut oil.
  • Mix together oatmeal with buttermilk.
  • In a separate bowl stir pastry flour, coconut flour, baking soda, salt and ground flax.
  • Add Sue Bee® honey, eggs, maple syrup and oatmeal-buttermilk mixture to mashed bananas.
  • Add to dry ingredients and mix well.
  • Pour into a bread pan
  • In a small bowl, mix together 1 teaspoon Sue Bee® honey with walnuts.
  • Spread the honey-walnut mixture on to the banana bread batter.
  • Bake for 45-60 minutes.
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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