Toasted Coconut Pear Bread

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

This easy to make bread's aroma, taste and texture are hard to resist.
This is a Pillsbury Bake-off winner.
Photo adapted from Allrecipes.


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Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1-1/4 c
coconut
1 c
sugar
1-1/2 c
mashed canned pears (29 ounce can, drained)
1 tsp
vanilla
2-1/2 c
flour
3 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 to 1 c
chopped nuts
1
egg

Step-By-Step

1Toast coconut for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring once.
2Grease bottom only of a loaf pan.
3In a large bowl, beat sugar, pears, vanilla and egg until well mixed.
4Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients.
By hand, stir 25 to 35 strokes until dry ingredients are moistened.
Stir in coconut and nuts.
Pour into prepared loaf pan.
5Bake at 350 degrees for 55 to 70 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool 5 minutes; loosen edges.
Remove from pan.
Cool completely.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American