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Sunday Brunch: Pear Bread

Pear Bread


One loaf

2 cups Flour (1 cup all purpose and the other cup whole wheat)
1/2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Baking soda
1/4 tsp Cinnamon
1/4 tsp Ground nutmeg
1/4 cup Oil
1 cup Sugar
2 Eggs
1/4 cup Applesauce
1/4 cup Sour cream
1 tsp Vanilla extract
1 cup Fresh pears, chopped
1 cup Nuts, chopped (optional)

Prep Day: Combine flour, salt, soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg in small bowl (or see baking mix instructions below). In large mixer bowl, beat oil and sugar until well blended. Beat in eggs, one at a time; add applesauce, sour cream, and vanilla. Add the dry ingredients and stir until moist. Pare, halve and core pears; chop to make 1 cup per recipe. Stir in pears and nuts (optional). Spoon into well-greased 9×9 loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan 10-15 minutes. Turn out and cool on rack. Wrap in plastic wrap and seal in 1-gallon freezer bag. Freeze.

Serving Day: Allow to thaw and slice.



I’m a married mother of 3. Who loves living in Minnesota, prep ahead cooking, and couldn’t live without them now. No more worries about the age old question “What’s for Dinner?”. I am also transitioning my family into the slow food and clean eating movement. I believe it’s best if we can eat food in it’s most natural state. I love to share the information I have been gaining through this whole experience. I’m also a trained personal chef. Cooking is a passion and hobby of mine. Hope your are enjoying the content of my blog.

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