Honey Banana Bread

YIELD: 12 servings


1/2 cup honey
1/3 cup margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
3/4 cups whole wheat flour
1/2 cup unbleached flour
1/2 cup rolled oats
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup ripe banana mashed
1/2 cup walnuts chopped


Cream honey and margarine in large mixing bowl until fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine dry ingredients. Add alternately with bananas, blending well. Stir in walnuts. Spoon into greased 9x5x3-inch loaf pan. Bake at 325°F 50 to 55 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center of loaf comes out clean. Cool completely before slicing.