Toasted Coconut Pear Bread

Anita Hoffman


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
1 Hr 10 Min


  • 1-1/4 c
  • 1 c
  • 1-1/2 c
    mashed canned pears (29 ounce can, drained)
  • 1 tsp
  • 2-1/2 c
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 to 1 c
    chopped nuts
  • 1

How to Make Toasted Coconut Pear Bread


  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.

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About Toasted Coconut Pear Bread

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

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