Coconut Pear Bread
1 1/4 cflaked coconut
1 cgranulated sugar
29 ozcan pears, drained and mashed (or 3 1/2 cups fresh)
1 tspvanilla extract
2 1/2 call purpose flour
3 tspbaking powder
1/2 to 1 cchopped nuts , the amount is your choice
How to Make Coconut Pear Bread
- Heat oven to 350^. Toast coconut for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring once. Grease or spray bottom ONLY of desired loaf pan.
- In a large bowl, beat sugar,pears,vanilla and egg until well mixed. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup;level off. Add flour, baking powder and salt to wet ingredients. By hand, stir 25 to 35 strokes until ingredients are moistened. Stir in coconut and nuts. Pour into pan.
- Bake for 55 to 70 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; loosen edges. Remove from pan. Cool completely.
Note: High altitude (3500 to 6500 ft) Decrease baking powder to 21/2 teaspoons.