Warm Pear and Hazelnut Tea Bread
Yield: 1 loaf
This recipe makes a dense, aromatic and moist quick bread. It's delicious right out of the oven and also is fabulous toasted with a little honey or butter.
- 1 1/2 cups unbleached flour Add to list
- 1 teaspoon baking powder Add to list
- 1 teaspoon baking soda Add to list
- 1 teaspoon salt Add to list
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon (optional) Add to list
- 1 cup packed brown sugar Add to list
- 1 cup rolled grains such as oatmeal, barley, in any combination Add to list
- 1 cup coarsely chopped hazelnuts Add to list
- 2 large eggs, beaten Add to list
- 1/4 cup milk Add to list
- 1/4 cup melted butter Add to list
- 2 juicy ripe pears, seeded and chopped Add to list
- 1/3 cup pomegranate or apricot jelly Add to list
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Combine the flour, baking powder and soda, salt and cinnamon in a large bowl. Add the brown sugar, rolled grains and hazelnuts. Combine the eggs and milk in a small bowl and stir in the butter. Pour this mixture into the dry ingredients and stir just until blended. Fold in the pears. Pour into a buttered and floured loaf pan and bake for 1 hour.
Warm the jelly and brush over the surface of the bread.
Recipe by, PCC Chef
Source: Demonstrated on KING 5's "Gardening with Ciscoe" show, which aired on October 29, 2011.
ABOUT OUR CHEF: Lynne Vea
Lynne Vea is a graduate of the Executive Chef Program at Le Cordon Bleu, Paris and has been cooking with PCC Natural Markets since 2001. Featured on King-5’s "Gardening with Ciscoe," she demonstrates easy and delicious recipes using seasonal ingredients.
Lynne is an admired PCC Cooks instructor, teaching a variety of popular PCC Cooks classes throughout the year.
She loves to collect old cookbooks, hunt for wild berries, and cook seven-course dinners where the guests are encouraged to dance and cavort between courses.
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