Bee Sweet Banana Bread

YIELD: 1 loaf


1/2 cup honey
1/3 cup butter or margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup mashed ripe banana
1/2 cup chopped walnuts


Cream honey and butter in large bowl with electric mixer until fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition, Combine dry ingredients in small bowl; add to honey mixture alternately with bananas, blending well. Stir in walnuts. Spoon batter into greased and floured 9x5x3-inch loaf pan. Bake in preheated 325°F oven 50 to 55 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 15 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on a wire rack.