Sweet Pear Bread

4
Total Time
43 min
Prep
18 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
16
Difficulty
Easy
Sugar-free, diet cola adds calorie-free moisture and sweetness to this savory cake. Perfect with a cup of hot cider.

Ingredients

cooking spray

1 spray(s)

all-purpose flour

¾ cup(s)

whole-grain wheat flour

1 cup(s)

baking powder

2 tsp

baking soda

½ tsp

ground cinnamon

½ tsp

ground nutmeg

¼ tsp

table salt

¼ tsp

egg(s)

1 large, beaten

canola oil

¼ cup(s)

dark brown sugar

7 Tbsp

unsweetened canned pears

15 oz, drained and sliced (packed in water)

diet cola

½ cup(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  2. Combine flours, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in a medium bowl. Combine egg, oil and brown sugar in a large bowl. Finely chop pears and add to egg mixture. Stir in soda.
  3. Stir flour mixture into egg mixture just enough to wet batter; do not beat.
  4. Spread batter into prepared pan and bake for 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Slice into 16 pieces and serve warm.

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