Pawpaw Bread

Kathie Carr

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@kathiecc

Pawpaw Bread is different and fun to make. Go pawpaw picking in the woods with your kids in the fall. You can show them how early American settlers gathered food and prepared it from scratch.

Pawpaw Bread is good and not hard to make at all. Its a fun adventure that is almost free. And its great family fun.


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Serves:

10

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1/3 c
vegetable shortening
2/3 c
sugar
2 large
eggs
1 c
pawpaw puree
1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
baking soda
3/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
raisins
1/2 c
chopped macadamia or walnuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream shortening, add sugar gradually, and beat until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in pawpaw puree. Sift together remaining dry ingredients and add in four portions, beating smooth each time.

Stir in nuts and raisins.
2
Pour batter into a greased, floured loaf pan (8x4x3-inches) and bake in a moderate oven (350 degrees) for about 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the loaf comes out clean. Cool on rack before slicing. Serve slices buttered or with cream cheese.
3
NOTE: To make puree, peel ripe pawpaws and place chunks in blender or food processor and process until smooth.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads