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Dried Pear Hazelnut Loaf

dried pear hazelnut loaf Side Dish
Dried Pear Hazelnut Loaf
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 45 min
  • Servings 16

Looking for tasty bread? Then check out this dried pear hazelnut loaf – a nutty and flavorful recipe.

Updated October 4, 2012

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4
    cups all-purpose flour
  • 1
    cup granulated sugar
  • 2
    teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    cup buttermilk
  • 6
    tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 1
    teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1
    teaspoon grated gingerroot
  • 2
    eggs
  • 3/4
    cup chopped dried pears
  • 1/2
    cup chopped hazelnuts (filberts), toasted, skins removed
  • 1/2
    cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4
    cup cold butter
  • 2/3
    cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2
    cup powdered sugar
  • 2
    teaspoons milk

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray bottom and sides of 9x5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix 2 1/4 cups flour, the granulated sugar, baking powder and salt. In medium bowl, beat buttermilk, 6 tablespoons butter, the vanilla, lemon peel, gingerroot and eggs with wire whisk until well blended. Stir into flour mixture until blended. Stir in pears and hazelnuts. Spread batter in pan.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, mix brown sugar and 1/4 cup butter until blended. Stir in 2/3 cup flour; pinch with fingers until clumps form. Sprinkle topping over batter.
  • 4
    Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 5 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, covering with foil during last 25 minutes to prevent overbrowning, if necessary. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 2 hours. In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and milk until thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle over loaf. Let stand 10 minutes.
 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
0%
Saturated Fat
5g
0%
Sodium
230mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
48g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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