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

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