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Pear Bread I

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars
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"This bread is great lightly toasted for breakfast or anytime!"
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Ingredients

servings 279
Original recipe yields 20 servings (2 -8x5 inch loaves)

Directions

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  1. In a large mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Make a well in the center of the bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl combine the oil, eggs, sugar, grated pears, pecans, and vanilla. Blend well. Add to well of dry ingredients. Stir until just moistened. Spoon batter into 2 greased and floured 8x5x3 inch loaf pans.
  3. Bake in a preheated 325 degree F (165 degrees C) oven for one hour and 15 minutes. Cool on wire rack before removing from the loaf pans.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 279 calories; 13.1 38 3.5 28 196 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I've made this bread for years now and everytime I make it, I get another compliment on it and a request for the recipe. I make this exact from what your recipe says. Its good with a cup of te...

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After i read everyone's very helpful commments, i changed the recipe - 3.5 cups pear processed, then half a cup of pears cut up into chunks. even then, i realized that the joy of pear is in the ...

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After i read everyone's very helpful commments, i changed the recipe - 3.5 cups pear processed, then half a cup of pears cut up into chunks. even then, i realized that the joy of pear is in the ...

I've made this bread for years now and everytime I make it, I get another compliment on it and a request for the recipe. I make this exact from what your recipe says. Its good with a cup of te...

This has a very subtle taste to be sure, but it is moist and sweet. I used canned pears which was time saver!

Not what I was expecting...a very good bread but very similar to zucchini bread, thought it would have more of a pear taste.

I received a basket of fruit as a gift and it had a lot of pears. No one in my family eats pears so I tried this recipe. My family loved it but I never told them there were pears in it and they ...

Great fruit bread! Minced some ripe pears and had a tasty treat. No other adjustments were necessary. That bread was GONE.

This bread was delicious...almost sweet enough to be a dessert! A hot, buttered slice is a wonderful way to start your day. You will certainly enjoy this moist, flavorful loaf!

Pretty simple to make aside from grating the pears. The bread was a bit bland though, no pear taste. It would be good with a bit of jam or with milk. I also thought it might taste nice with a...

Very tasty and easy, but I didn't get much pear taste out of it--the end result was a little like carrot cake. Next time I think I'll increase the amount of fruit I put in.