Glazed Pear Bread

Glazed Pear Bread

Pears and spices make this easy quick bread extra special.

20 min.prep time 1:50total time
16 servings
151 Rating

Ingredients

Bread

3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Margarine, softened
2 tablespoons pear nectar or orange juice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 large (1 1/4 cups) ripe pear, unpeeled, shredded
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

Glaze

1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 to 2 tablespoons pear nectar or orange juice

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 9x5-inch loaf pan; set aside.

Combine sugar and butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add eggs, pear nectar and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add shredded pear; continue beating until combined. Add all remaining bread ingredients; beat at low speed just until mixed.

Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake 50-60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely.

Combine all glaze ingredients in small bowl. Drizzle over loaf.

Serve with Fresh Buttery Taste® Spread.

Recipe Tip

For gift giving, make 3 mini loaves instead of one large loaf. Prepare batter as directed above. Spoon into 3 greased (5 3/4x3-inch) mini-loaf pans. Bake 35-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Glaze mini loaves as directed above.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 170

Fat: 6g

Cholesterol: 25mg

Sodium: 210mg

Carbohydrates: 27g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #15335©2011Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I didn't have pear nectar and didn't want to use orange juice, so I used orange zest!!!! AMAZING!!! It was perfect. I made them as muffins..... they didn't last long!

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