Glazed Pear Bread
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Glazed Pear Bread

Pears and spices make this easy quick bread extra special.

16
servings
20 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 50 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Bread

3/4 cup sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

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

 

Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

    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.

  4. STEP 4

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

  5. STEP 5

    Serve with Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil .

Tip #1

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

170Calories
6Fat (mg)
25Cholesterol (mg)
210Sodium (mg)
27Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)

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  December 06, 2013

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!

— says Rachelle
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