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Whole Wheat Pear Bread

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  Bartlett pears 3 (Fresh)
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Firmly packed light brown sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Sifted all purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Core pears, but do not peel.
Cut lengthwise slices from one pear and reserve to decorate top of bread.
Dice enough remaining pears to measure 1 cup.
Mix shortening, grated lemon peel, and brown sugar in a bowl.
Add honey, lemon juice, water, and egg; mix well.
Sift all purpose flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and cloves; stir in whole wheat flour.
Add flour mixture to liquid mixture, stirring just enough to moisten flour.
Mix in walnuts and diced pears.
Turn into a greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan and ar range reserved pear slices crosswise along center.
Bake at 325°F 70 to 75 minutes.
Cool bread 10 minutes in pan on wire rack; remove from pan and cool completely before slicing or storing.

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