Wednesday, October 21, 2015
This recipe is a great way to used dehydrated pears.
Soak 1 cup of chopped dried pears in 1 cup to water for 30 minutes. When you drain the liquid off reserve 1/4 cup of liquid.
3 Tbs of softened butter
1 cup of sugar
1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup of water used in re-hydrating the pears
In a separate bowl:
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp salt
Gradually add the creamed mixture to the dry ingredients. Stir in the re-hydrated pears and 1/2 cup of chopped nuts.
Pour into a greased bread pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 35- 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes and then remove from pan. Make the glaze and pour over bread.
2 Tbs melted butter
2 Tbs lemon juice
2 Tbs apricot nectar or orange juice
1 tsp powdered dried orange peel
1 cup of powdered sugar