ITV James Martin's Banana and Honey Cake Recipe

19 February 2022

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It was great to be featured on James Martin’s Saturday Morning in February where James along with chef Paul Foster spoke with Richard and made a banana and honey cake with our very own honey!

James Martin Banana and Honey Cake
  • 200g butter
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 bananas
  • 100g walnuts, chopped
  • 2 tbs Mêl Cilgwenyn honey
  • 200g mascarpone
  • 2 tsp Mêl Cilgwenyn honey
  • ¼ lemon juice
  • Candied Bananas
  • 3 bananas sliced lengthways
  • 2 tbs icing sugar
  • Extra Mêl Cilgwenyn honey to drizzle
  1. Preheat the oven to 180 ℃.
  2. To make the cake, beat the butter and sugar until white. Add the walnuts and bananas, beat until smooth, then add the eggs and beat until mixed. Then fold the flour in by hand.
  3. Spoon into a 20 cm lined round cake tin, bake for 50 minutes, then allow to cool.
  4. Dust the bananas with icing sugar and blow torch until candied.
  5. To make the icing, whisk together mascarpone and Mêl Cilgwenyn honey with a squeeze of lemon juice. Spoon over the cake, dot with bananas and drizzle on more Mêl Cilgwenyn honey .
James Martin Banana and Honey Cake
ITV James Martin's Banana and Honey Cake Recipe