Almost Perfect Pear Bread

The Pear Bread is a very seasonal bread, that is made depending on the availability of the pear fruit. If in your area pear is available you must definitely try this out.

Pear Bread


  • 2 c All-purpose flour unbleached
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cloves
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Egg whites
  • 1/2 c Brown sugar packed
  • 2 tbs Vegetable oil
  • 1/4 c Honey
  • 3 tbs Unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tbs Lemon rind grated
  • 1 c Pears unpeeled chopped
  • 3/4 c Raisins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees coat a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Whisk the flour in the baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt set aside.
  3. Beat the egg, egg whites, brown sugar and oil with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.
  4. Add the honey, applesauce and lemon rind and beat again.
  5. If the pears are not juicy, add a few more teaspoons of applesauce.
  6. Stir the flour, pears, and raisins into the batter by hand just until combined.
  7. The batter will be dry. Scrape the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 40 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  8. The crust may crack. Cool in the pan on a wire rack for about 10 minutes.
  9. Turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.

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