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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Toast coconut for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring once.
2
Grease bottom only of a loaf pan.
3
In a large bowl, beat sugar, pears, vanilla and egg until well mixed.
4
Add 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.
5
Bake 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