Banana Nut Bread for #BundtBakers


I love Bundt pans.

Did I mention that I collect them?

My family will ask what I want for Christmas, Mothers Day, my birthday or other gift giving holidays.  I tell them, give me a bundt pan that I don’t have. They know they cant go wrong with a bundt pan.

In fact, while I was at the thrift store I came across a vintage one. I squealed in delight and everyone came running to see what was wrong. I felt rather embarrassed but I was so pleased, I couldn’t contain myself.

Monkey Girl just stood there rolling her eyes.


It is getting increasingly hard to find new bundt pans because I have just about all of them.

So it should be no surprise to you that I am a part of a Bundt club.

It is called Bundt Bakers. I love this group because it is a creative way for me to use my bundt pans.

#BundtBakers is a group of Bundt loving bakers who get together once a month to bake Bundts with a common ingredient or theme. Follow our Pinterest board right here.

We take turns hosting each month and choosing the theme/ingredient.

If you are a food blogger and would like to join us, just send an email to Stacy at or ask to join our private Facebook Group.



This month, for the inaugural edition of #BundtBakers, our theme and ingredient of choice is NUTS.  We’ve got almonds and walnuts, pistachios and hazelnuts and lots of pecans! All baked into delicious Bundt cakes.

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Banana Nut Bread


1 stick of butter at room temperature

¼ cup honey

½ cup light brown sugar

¾ cup mashed bananas (1-2 bananas)

½ teaspoon vanilla

1 large egg at room temperature

½ cup sour cream at room temperature

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

1-teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon baking powder

½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

½ teaspoon salt

1/4 cup chopped pecans


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease a round bundt pan. In a large bowl combine butter, honey and brown sugar. Beat until fluffy. Add Bananas and vanilla. Beat until bananas are incorporated. Add egg and sour cream. Mix until blended.
In a medium bowl combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice and salt. Add the flour mixture about a ½ cup at a time to the butter mixture. Fold in pecans. Pour into prepared bundt or loaf pan. Bake 30-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely. Invert on a plate.
Combine 1/2 cup confectioner sugar and about 2 tablespoons water.
Drizzle over top before serving.

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11 Responses to “Banana Nut Bread for #BundtBakers”

  1. #
    Renee — January 16, 2014 at 10:35 am

    My collection of bundt pans is every growing. I just love all the different patterns and sizes. I’ve never thought to bake banana bread in one. it takes a plain loaf to a whole new pretty level. Yours looks tasty too.


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    Stacy — January 16, 2014 at 11:36 am

    I’m with you, Vonnie! One can never have too many, or enough, Bundt pans. I love going through thrift shops for new ones and I have to admit, I squeal too!

    I don’t know why I’ve been baking banana bread in a bread pan all these years. So silly! Yours looks gorgeous in a Bundt!

    I am so glad we all decided to keep baking Bundts together!


  3. #
    Lady Bren — January 16, 2014 at 11:36 am

    What a great thing to collect
    Like Renee said I never thought of making a bread in a bundt pan how ingeniuos
    Thank you for my weekly visual ingestion of baking gloriousness


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    Dorothy at Shockingly Delicious — January 16, 2014 at 12:26 pm

    I always look for Bundt pans at thrift stores, too. Your banana bread looks fantastic! I want to smear some cream cheese on it and have it for breakfast.


  5. #
    Tara — January 16, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    Gorgeous bundt, and I love the banana nut flavor, one of my favs!! Totally agree, you can never have too many bundt pans!!!


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    Christiane ~ Taking On Magazines — January 16, 2014 at 1:40 pm

    I probably don’t have as many bundts as you do, but considering that I’ve never tried to collected them, I’m a bit surprised that I have so many. I do love your cake and think that nuts is banana bread (or cake) is one of my favorite combinations.


  7. #
    Kelster — January 16, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    I’ve been craving banana bread lately. This is making me want it even more. Looks delicious!


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    Felice/All That's Left Are The Crumbs — January 16, 2014 at 6:46 pm

    Oh, I totally get that squeal of delight upon finding a good price on a bundt. My collection is slowly growing, and I am having to be quite imaginative with egards to storing them. I do love a good banana nut bread, and this one looks so good.


  9. #
    Anne@FromMySweetHeart — January 17, 2014 at 12:47 am

    Veronica….I imagine by now , you own every shape, size and pattern of bundt pan known to man! So I can just imagine how excited you were to find a vintage bundt at the thrift store. I love those lucky days! This banana bundt looks pretty amazing, especially with that sweet little drizzle of glaze! : )


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    Debra — January 18, 2014 at 6:59 pm

    It is tournament hosting time again and I am in charge of desserts in the hospitality room. Thank you so much for this recipe!!!


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    Laura — February 4, 2014 at 1:18 am

    I also have an insane bundt pan collection that keeps growing. My husband has a cow every time I come home with another one but I just ignore him. 🙂 Fantastic cake–sorry I am so late as always! Ack! But my kids would love this, bookmarking for the future!


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