A wonderful fruit bread made from the largest edible fruit native to America. Ripe in the fall, this tropical fruit grows right here in the USA. Pawpaw can be used in many recipes calling for bananas.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease the bottom of an 8-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.

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  • Combine sugar and butter in a bowl; beat together until smooth. Beat in eggs. Add pawpaw pulp and water; beat until combined, about 30 seconds. Stir in flour, walnuts, baking soda, salt, and baking powder. Pour into the prepared loaf pan.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 1 hour 15 minutes. Allow to cool before slicing, about 30 minutes.

Cook's Note:

If using a 9-inch loaf pan, bake for 55 minutes to 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

318.3 calories; 5.1 g protein; 44.7 g carbohydrates; 66.8 mg cholesterol; 391.6 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (4)

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Rating: 5 stars
09/05/2018
This was my first time making any type of bread. Gave the loaf to the couple I d received the pawpaws from. They absolutely loved it. Fair warning: when you think you have enough fruit for the recipe get a few more. There were more seeds than I d anticipated. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/05/2018
This was my first time making any type of bread. Gave the loaf to the couple I d received the pawpaws from. They absolutely loved it. Fair warning: when you think you have enough fruit for the recipe get a few more. There were more seeds than I d anticipated. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/05/2018
This was my first time making any type of bread. Gave the loaf to the couple I d received the pawpaws from. They absolutely loved it. Fair warning: when you think you have enough fruit for the recipe get a few more. There were more seeds than I d anticipated. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/21/2019
Made it exactly as the recipe says (except the nuts) and it’s perfect. Thanks! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
09/26/2019
A friend gave me some Pawpaws from her farm this year, so I gave this recipe a try. The bread itself is great, rich, nice and moist, but I’m afraid I’m not all that keen on the taste of the Pawpaws in the bread. Maybe because this is the very first time I’ve eaten any. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/24/2019
We had an over abundance of pawpaws this year. Despite favoring our neighbors and sharing with the kids, there were so many! This recipe is exactly like my Mom’s banana bread recipe, except that I used 2 cups of pawpaw pulp. I have frozen the rest Read More