Begin by preheating your oven to 350 degrees and greasing your 2lb loaf tin.
Mix the flour, soda, and salt together in a small bowl.
Mix the sugar, eggs, bananas, vanilla, oil, Bees & Trees Mānuka honey, and buttermilk in a larger bowl.
Add dry ingredients and mix some more.
Add in nuts (if applicable) and stir.
Pour the mixture into the greased bread pan.
Bake at 350 °F degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes. I usually turn the heat down to 325 degrees about 45 minutes into the baking, and cover the top with aluminum foil. Check doneness with a wooden skewer. As soon as it comes back clean turn off the oven.
Open the oven door to let it cool a little slowly. Remove after another 10 minutes to fully cool.
Optional: You can also add a big spoonful of yogurt or sour cream to the mix.