Pumpkin-Pear Bread Recipe - Vegetarian Times

Pumpkin-Pear Bread

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Pumpkin-Pear Bread

A traditional quick bread blend of egg, oil, and milk lightens up this fruit-laced treat.

  • 1Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole-wheat pastry flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk
  • 3/4 cup Oven-Roasted Pumpkin Purée or 1/2 15-oz. can unsweetened pumpkin purée
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 15-oz. can pears, drained and diced

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°F, and coat 8- or 9-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.

2. Whisk together sugar, flours, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, and salt in bowl. Set aside.

3. Whisk together oil and egg in bowl until smooth. Whisk in milk, then pumpkin and vanilla. Stir flour mixture into oil-egg mixture until just combined. Fold in pears. Spread batter in prepared loaf pan, and bake 45 to 55 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 272
  • Carbohydrate Content: 43 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 16 mg
  • Fat Content: 10 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content: 227 mg
  • Sugar Content: 25 g