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Gingered Pear Bread

Gingered Pear Bread
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24
Enjoy your dinner with this savory bread baked using gingerroot and pears.
Updated September 26, 2015
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

  • 3 cups chopped unpeeled pears (3 medium)
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped gingerroot
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350° F. Grease bottoms only of 2 loaf pans, 8x4 inches, with shortening. In large bowl, mix pears, sugar, oil, gingerroot and eggs. Stir in remaining ingredients until well blended. Pour into pans.
  • 2
    Bake 60 to 65 minutes or until tooth pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour, before slicing.

  • This bread will keep up to 1 week if stored tightly wrapped in the refrigerator.
  • To make 2 loaves in 9x5 inch pans: bake breads for 50 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 slice
Calories
155
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
5g
Saturated Fat
1g
Cholesterol
25mg
Sodium
180mg
Total Carbohydrate
26g
Dietary Fiber
1g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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