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Pear Bread Recipe

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Added: Wednesday, October 31, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup Crisco
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
2 cups sifted flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp allspice
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
2 cup pears - chopped into bite size pieces
2/3 cup walnuts - chopped (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Cream the shortening and sugars. Beat in the egg. Combine the dry ingredients and fold into the first mixture. Stir in the pears and walnuts.

Turn into a greased, 9" by 5" loaf pan and bake at 350F for 1 hour. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Turn over gently and it should fall out. Cool on a rack.

The bread will freeze and keep for months if wrapped when fully cool in foil and a plastic bag.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a very old New England recipe that is "delicious" and easily doubled.

 

 

 

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