Walnut & Honey 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.