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Peach Pecan Bread

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 loaf

Ingredients

  • cups peeled and chopped local peaches
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup natural bran
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup brown sugar firmly packed
  • cup butter
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg freshly grated
  • ½ cup pecans ground

Instructions

  • Combine peaches, eggs, milk, bran and vanilla; let stand 15 minutes.
  • Beat together sugar and butter until creamy. Stir in peach mixture.
  • Combine all-purpose and whole-wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda and spices.
  • Beat into peach mixture with a few light, rapid strokes, just until moistened.
  • Stir in nuts.
  • Spoon into well-greased 8-1/2-inch x 4-1/2-inch loaf pan.
  • Bake in 350° F oven 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool on wire rack before cutting.