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Delicious Weber Q Banana and Walnut Bread for Camping

by Kylie

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Our family loves banana bread, and when I added walnuts to it. Well, that’s what I have to bake from now on.

Shannon is usually the one to do recipes for the Weber Q, but today I will show you how easy it is to bake this delicious Weber Q banana and walnut bread.
And if you love camping, this is a great recipe to do when you take your Weber Q camping with you.

It’s also handy if you have something in the oven cooking, and you need to bake this at the same time. Having a Weber Q at home is like having two ovens in some way.

Weber Q Banana and Walnut Bread

Is There A Difference Between Banana Bread And Banana Cake?

Yes, there is a difference between the two. Banana bread has more grain taste, with only a hint of the sweetness from the bananas.

Banana cake keeps more to the rules of traditional cake making. And the full sweetness of the banana being able to be tasted throughout the cake.

Banana bread is also denser in texture than the cake version, where the cake is usually more light and fluffy.

What Goes With Weber Q Banana And Walnut Bread?

You can do so much with this Weber Q banana and walnut bread recipe. But what are some great things to go with it?

A slice with a little butter spread on top is delicious, but you can toast it also before putting the butter on.

Even some cream cheese spread on top is excellent and makes for a quick and easy breakfast or snack.

You can get creative with food s to have with it. If you leave the walnuts out, you can toast it and make an egg and bacon sandwich. Or top it with scrambled eggs with a side of bacon.

If you are having it for a snack you can even drizzle some melted chocolate or caramel sauce over the top before slicing it.

Can I Refrigerate Banana Bread?

There is no need to refrigerate banana bread as long as you keep it either tightly wrapped in cling wrap or an airtight container. And keep it in a cool, dry place; your banana bread will keep up to four days.

How To Use A Weber Q To Bake Your Banana and Walnut Bread?

Baking in a Weber Q is similar to roasting. You need to set up your convection tray and trivet in the center of your Weber Q.

Weber Q Banana and Walnut Bread

Turn the control knob to the start/high position, and ignite your Weber.

Weber Q Banana and Walnut Bread

If you are using a heat probe, such as the I-Grill, place one of the probes on top of the convection tray so you can monitor the temperature.
Otherwise, if you happen to have a Weber Q where the lid has a  temperature gauge, keep a close watch on that.
Close the lid and let your Weber Q preheat for 20minutes.

Weber Q Banana and Walnut Bread

After 20 minutes, place your loaf tin onto the trivet in the center, close the lid and turn down to the low setting.
Your banana and walnut bread needs to bake at 200°C or 392°F for around 55 minutes to an hour, depending on weather conditions.

For information about cooking on a Weber Q, you can check out our Ultimate Guide to Cooking on a Weber Q BBQ blog post.

Tips For Baking On The Weber Q.

Be mindful of the day you are looking to bake on the Weber Q. Weather conditions such as a windy day can cause temperatures to fluctuate, causing your Weber Q banana and walnut bread to take longer to bake.

If you are camping, have your weber q in a marquee that has walls. Doing this will help create a wind block, but remember, your Weber Q needs to be outside.

So if you are staying in a cabin or campervan, try to put your Weber in an outside area. But one that will block the wind as much as possible.

How Do I Cook Banana Bread In An Oven?

I understand not everyone will want to bake this in a Weber Q, especially if you are home to make it. Or you may be in an RV that has a fully equipped oven.

This recipe is easily adapted to cook in the oven. You do not need to make any changes. Just follow the method from my recipe, but remember to preheat your oven before you start.

To bake my banana and walnut bread in the oven, you need to have your oven preheated to 160°C (325°F) if you are using a fan-forced oven, or 180°C (350°F) if you are using a non-fan-forced oven. And it will take 45 to 50 minutes to bake, depending on your oven.

Why Do I Need To Fold The Mixture?

Folding is an excellent baking technic used to help create air pockets within your mixture. It will also break up any large ones, turning them into smaller ones.

And as this recipe is required to use only a wooden spoon or spatula to mix. Folding your mixture will help your banana bread to rise more than if you’re to mix it.

Folding does take a little longer to incorporate all the flour into the rest of the mixture, but I assure you it is well worth the wait.

Weber Q Banana and Walnut Bread

Why Do I Need To Mash The Bananas Instead Of Blending Them?

This recipe is for you to make it while you are camping, so you most likely will not have a blender with you.

However, if you blend the bananas instead of mashing them, you will end up with a puree instead of banana chunks.

The banana chunks help create the texture, not only to the mixture but also to the bread itself. If you puree, this can change the mix’s consistency, causing longer cooking time or the need to add more flour.

How Ripe Do My Bananas Need To Be For Banana Bread?

Your bananas need to be overripe—either all black or large patches of black on the peel. And do not worry if there are brown patches on the banana; this is a good sign.

Weber Q Banana and Walnut Bread
Weber Q Banana and Walnut Bread

With three children that are fussy fruit eaters, banana is their top favorite. But because of their ASD, when they see the banana peel starts to turn dark in some parts of the peel, they will not eat them.
So instead, I put them aside until they are ready for me to use for baking.

I may find I end up with two or three loaves of banana bread or banana and walnut bread, but they are happy to take a few slices of that to school in their lunchboxes.

What Other Ingredients Can I Add To The Weber Q Banana Bread?

Walnuts are not the only thing you can add to banana bread. If you want to add extra, or instead of walnuts, blueberries are excellent and go well with banana, along with raspberries, raisins, or apricots.

Add a honey glaze to go on top of your banana bread. Alternatively, you can add some honey to the mixture before baking.

Other nuts are great to go in, but if you want to add some extra sweetness, add some choc chips.

How To Make Weber Q Banana And Walnut Bread.

Weber Q Banana and Walnut Bread

It is so easy, and only simple ingredients are needed to make this.

  • 1 ¾ cups Self Raising Flour
  • ¼ cup Plain Flour (all-purpose flour)
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • ⅔ cup Brown Sugar
  • 50 g Butter melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup Milk (whole milk)
  • 3 Small overripe bananas
  • ½ cup Chopped Walnuts

A tip for when you are going camping, and you want to bake this. Pre sift your flour and cinnamon. Place this and your brown sugar already mixed through into an airtight container.

Doing this will avoid you having to bring along your bags or containers of flour and brown sugar. And you will not need to bring a sieve to sift your flour. You are then, also, saving you room to pack other camping essentials.

Weber Q Banana and Walnut Bread

Weber Q Banana and Walnut Bread

This recipe is great for when you are camping or at home. Have as is or with butter. Delicious straight off the weber q or once it has cooled down.
Camping just got better!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 8 slices
Calories 352 kcal


Weber Q
Loaf Tin


  • 1 ¾ cups Self Raising Flour
  • ¼ cup Plain Flour or All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • cup Brown Sugar
  • 50 g Butter melted
  • 2 Large eggs beaten
  • ½ cup Milk
  • 3 Small Overripe Bananas
  • ½ cup Chopped Walnuts


  • Grease a loaf tin with melted butter and line with baking or parchment paper. Have at least half an inch of the paper above the tin on either side for easy removal. Grease the paper also to avoid that sticking to the bread.
  • Preheat you weber q on the high setting for indirect cooking.
  • Mash the bananas with a fork in a bowl
  • In a small saucepan on low heat, slowly melt your butter over the camp stove. Set aside to slightly cool.
  • In a large mixing bowl add sifted flours and cinamon.
  • Add the brown sugar and stir into the flour, breaking up any clumps of sugar with your spoon.
  • Whisk the eggs well and add to the dry ingredients, along with the bananas, butter, milk and walnuts.
  • Fold the mixture until well combined, then add the mixture to the loaf tin
  • Place in the center of the weber q, close the lid, and turn the heat down to the medium-high setting.
  • Let it bake for 55 minutes to 1 hour depending on weather conditions. Test the bread with a skewer, if it comes out clean it is ready.
  • Remove from the weber and set aside for 5 minutes before removing from the tin.


Serving: 8SlicesCalories: 352kcal (18%)Carbohydrates: 55g (18%)Protein: 7.9g (16%)Fat: 11.9g (18%)Saturated Fat: 4.4g (28%)Cholesterol: 61mg (20%)Sodium: 262mg (11%)Potassium: 273mg (8%)Fiber: 2.8g (12%)Sugar: 17.6g (20%)Calcium: 102mg (10%)Iron: 3mg (17%)
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