Chestnut Honey Recipes

Walnut & Honey Loaf

honey walnut loaf

A wonderfully moreish recipe to cheer the soul on those cold winter days. A special thank you to @themunchingmedic who shared this wonderful recipe.


  • 190g unsalted butter
  • 190g pain flour
  • 190g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 25g plain yoghurt
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 2tbsp chestnut honey 
  • 60g walnuts roughly chopped 



  • Preheat oven to 170C/ gas mark 3
  • Grease  a loaf tin with butter and dust with flour (8.5cm x 17.5)
  • Cream together butter and sugar, using an electric mixer, until pale and fluffy.
  • Add in one egg at a time, whisking well before adding the next egg
  • Sift together flour/baking powder /salt and add ingredients to batter in two stages, mixing on a low speed until incorporated.
  • In a bowl mix 1 tbsp honey, yoghurt and vanilla and add this to batter.
  • Stir in walnuts by hand
  • Spoon batter into prepared loaf tin and bake for 50 mins or until a skewer into centre of cake comes out clean.
  • Once cake is cooling, add 1 tbsp Honey to 50ml water and bring to boil. Once syrup reduces by half, pour this gooey goodness all over the cake. Allow to cool before cutting and serving.