Pear Butter Nut Bread

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Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

Last fall, I made several half-pints of Pear Butter. It's similar to apple butter, but with the emphasis on nutmeg instead of cinnamon in the spices.
I came up with this recipe, based on a pumpkin bread recipe, to use my pear butter. I've made a test batch, and it is delicious! I'll be serving it at a baby shower tomorrow, so I'll get some nice pictures posted soon.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
3 mini loaves
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    low carb baking mix
  • 1/4 c
    almond meal/flour
  • 1/4 c
    ground flaxseed
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 1/3 c
    soft shortening (i used coconut oil)
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 1 c
    pear butter
  • 1/3 c
    pear nectar (or milk)
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1/2 c
    coarsely chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1/3 c
    raisins or chopped dates (optional)

How to Make Pear Butter Nut Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Stir together the dry ingredients (except sugar) in a medium bowl.
  3. In a large bowl, beat the sugar, shortening, and eggs until light and fluffy. Add the pear butter and beat in.
  4. Add the dry ingredients in 3 additions to the liquid ingredients, alternately with the pear nectar (or milk). Stir in the vanilla.
  5. Fold in the nuts and raisins or dates (if used).
  6. Place batter into 3 greased mini-loaf pans and bake about 25-30 minutes or until bread tests done with toothpick.
  7. This can also be made in one large 9 x 5 loaf pan. It will take about 35-40 minutes to bake.

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About Pear Butter Nut Bread

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #pears, #applebutter




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