Blue Ribbon Georgia Peach Bread
Banana bread's lesser-known cousin, peach bread is equally delicious and just as easy to make. Prepare this Blue Ribbon Georgia Peach Bread for breakfast or an afternoon snack... no matter when you choose to eat this fruity bread, you're sure to want more than just one slice. Made with pureed peaches and a touch of cinnamon, this moist bread recipe is a southern tradition that's been making people smile for generations. Try it and you'll see why!
Cooking Time1 hr
- 1 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 2 eggs
- 2 1/4 cups pureed peaches (fresh or canned, baby food peaches will work)
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 cup pecans, finely chopped
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
Cream sugar and shortening together.
Add eggs and mix thoroughly.
Add peach puree and dry ingredients. Mix thoroughly.
Add vanilla and chopped pecans and stir until blended.
Pour into two loaf pans approximately 5 x 9-inches in size that have been well-greased and floured.
Bake for 55 minutes to 1 hour.
- Let bread cool for a few minutes before removing from pan, then wrap and let mellow overnight. May be frozen.
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