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4.43 from 14 votes

Mimi's Honey Vanilla Banana Bread

This banana bread is perfectly balanced with lots of banana flavor, hints of local, light honey nectar from Byler's Bee Farm and smooth, rich Madagascar Vanilla. 'Indulge yourself!'
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Author: Kim Lange


  • 3-4 large ripe bananas mashed
  • 1/3 cup olive oil or melted butter cooled
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey or Byler's Honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract or Madagascar Vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray with non-stick spray a 9x5 loaf pan.
  • Mix together the melted butter or olive oil, bananas, honey, sugars, eggs and vanilla together.
  • In another bowl, add the baking powder, baking soda, salt and flour together and whisk and then add to the wet mixture and mix until just incorporated.
  • Pour mixture into a loaf pan and bake for 1 hour.
  • Let cool in pans for 10 minutes, then remove from pans and cool on a wire rack until completely cool.


Pair with honey & butter on top! Yum!