Autumn Pear Bread
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Butter milk||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Ripe pears||1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped|
In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
In a small bowl, beat eggs, buttermilk and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
Fold in the pears.
Spoon into three greased 5-in.x 2-1/2-in.x 2-in.mini-loaf pans.
Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean.
Cool in pans 10 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.