Coconut Pear Bread

2
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This recipe from my cardboard box vault-and is from about 1980 something. It is a ripped out page from a Pillsbury Bake-Off contest winner. It is very good and I am sure you are going to like it a lot!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
makes ONE 8x4 or 9x5 loaf
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1 1/4 c
flaked coconut
1 c
granulated sugar
29 oz
can pears, drained and mashed (or 3 1/2 cups fresh)
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 large
egg
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
3 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 to 1 c
chopped nuts , the amount is your choice

How to Make Coconut Pear Bread

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oven to 350^. Toast coconut for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring once. Grease or spray bottom ONLY of desired loaf pan.
  • 2In 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.
  • 3Bake 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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    Note: High altitude (3500 to 6500 ft) Decrease baking powder to 21/2 teaspoons.

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About Coconut Pear Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom




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