No sugar needed: This honey banana cake is naturally sweet

The best part is you can make this with the ingredients already in your pantry


1/2 cup butter

3 1/2 cups flour

1 cup honey

1 tsp. vanilla

2 eggs

3 medium bananas

1 tsp. baking soda

1/4 cup milk

Icing sugar (for garnish)


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. While waiting, grease a tin rectangle cake mold using butter or baking spray.
  2. Using a paddle attachment for mixers, beat the butter until smooth and creamy. Add honey and vanilla. Add eggs one at a time and mix well.
  3. Mash the bananas and add to the mixture. Dissolve the baking soda into milk. Alternately add the flour and milk to the mixture.
  4. Pour the banana mixture into the cake mold and bake for around 25 to 30 minutes.
  5. Transfer cake to a plate and garnish with icing sugar.

This story was originally published in Northern Living, July 2016.

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