Carrot Pear Bread

  • Yield: 18 servings

"This is a great recipe I received 15 years ago. It's easy to make, and the pears add a tasty flavor."


1/2cup sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1/2cup vegetable oil
1 1/2cups all-purpose flour
1/2teaspoon salt
1teaspoon baking soda
1teaspoon cinnamon
1cup grated carrots
1cup sliced pears
1/2cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease two 9-by-5-inch loaf pans.
  2. Combine sugar and eggs in bowl of an electric mixer. Beat well. Add oil and mix well.
  3. Mix flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon in a separate bowl. Spoon into egg mixture and blend well.
  4. Stir in carrots, pears and walnuts.
  5. Pour batter into pans and bake 45 minutes to 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Recipe by Norma Frandson, Grand Forks, N.D.