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Cantaloupe Bread with Praline Glaze

"This excellent bread is very moist and has the texture of pumpkin or zucchini bread. Can puree and freeze extra cantaloupe to make bread in the off season."
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 366 cals
Original recipe yields 20 servings (2 - 9x5 inch loaves)

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Lightly grease and flour two 9x5 inch loaf pans.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, vegetable, sugar, vanilla and cantaloupe. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and ginger. Stir flour mixture into cantaloupe mixture; stir to combine. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour, until a toothpick inserted into center of a loaf comes out clean. Meanwhile, combine margarine and brown sugar. Microwave for 3 minutes, stirring at 1 minute intervals; mix in pecans. Pour sauce over warm bread. Let cool for 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 366 calories; 18.4 g fat; 48.2 g carbohydrates; 3.3 g protein; 40 mg cholesterol; 242 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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*Review just for bread, not for glaze* I made a few changes to this bread to make it healthy but oh. my. word. It was SSSOOOO good! Some of the reviewers said that there was no cantelopue taste,...

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i did not like the results, but my husband and co workers did. there wasn't any "cantelope taste" it was more like pumpkin bread. if i make again i will leave off the praline glaze and put the...

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*Review just for bread, not for glaze* I made a few changes to this bread to make it healthy but oh. my. word. It was SSSOOOO good! Some of the reviewers said that there was no cantelopue taste,...

This bread is very moist and has a nice cripsy/sweet crust... without the glaze. Instead of using 1 cup of oil, I used an additional cup of cantaloupe. For all my sweet baking, I always substi...

This bread was great and really moist. I was apprehensive to make because of the odd use of cantaloupe, but I was so glad that I did. It was excellent. I did as another suggested and just add...

i did not like the results, but my husband and co workers did. there wasn't any "cantelope taste" it was more like pumpkin bread. if i make again i will leave off the praline glaze and put the...

giving this an extra star for a great way to use up cantaloupe, and I like the fact that as you stated, Linda, it can be pureed and frozen for later use. My cantaloupe was very sweet and ripe a...

This is a copy of Marlen's cantaloupe bread recipe she has shared several times but never with the praline topping. That doesn't go with this bread at all.

My husband says this is the best thing he has ever put in his mouth! Everyone who tastes this recipe loves it! Do not reduce this recipe. When you try it, you will wish you had made more!

It turned out sooo well. my hubby loved it. it was soooo moist..and the cinnamon blended very well with it. i will definately make it again. it is very sweet without the glaze...so i am glad...

I was very nervous about trying this recipie. But i'm very glad I did. It is very moist and delicious. Thanks