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Spiced Pear Bread

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An easy to make bread with chopped walnuts and full of that pear flavor.

Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time
20 min
Recipe Cook Time
Cook Time
Recipe Ready Time
Ready In
1 hr 50 min
Recipe Servings

3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2 Land O Lakes® All-Natural Eggs
2 tablespoons pear nectar or orange juice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/4 cups (about 1 large) shredded ripe pear, unpeeled
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 salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/3 cup chopped walnuts

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

Heat oven to 350°F.

Combine sugar and butter in large 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.

Reduce speed to low. Add all remaining bread ingredients except walnuts; beat just until blended. Stir in walnuts. 

Spoon batter into greased 9x5-inch loaf pan. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely. 

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


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