Bee Sweet Banana Bread

YIELD: Makes 1 loaf

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup

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honey

1/3 cup

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butter or margarine

1 tsp.

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vanilla

2

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eggs

1/2 cup

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all-purpose flour

3/4 cup

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whole wheat flour

1/2 cup

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quick-cooking oats

1 tsp.

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baking powder

1/2 tsp.

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salt

1 tsp.

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ground nutmeg

1 cup

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ripe banana

,

mashed

1/2 cup

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walnuts

,

chopped

DIRECTIONS

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.