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Fresh Pear Bread Recipe

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Added: Monday, September 14, 2009


2 or 3 fresh pears
1/2 C. salad oil
1 C. sugar
2 eggs
1/4 C. sour cream
1 t. vanilla
2 C. flour, sifted
1/2 t. salt
1 t. baking soda
1/4 t. ground cinnamon
1/4 t. ground nutmeg
1/2 C. walnuts, chopped

Pare, halve and core pears; chop to make 1 cup. In large mixer bowl, beat oil and sugar until well blended. Beat in eggs, one at a time; add sour cream and vanilla. Sift together flour, salt, soda, cinnamon and nutmeg.

Add to oil-sugar mixture and continue to beat until well blended. Add nuts and pears; mix well with a large spoon. Spoon into well-greased, 9x5-inch loaf pan.

Bake at 350 F. for 1 hour, or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 to 15 minutes. Turn out and cool on rack.




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