• Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 50 minutes
  • Serves: 1 9x5 loaf

Pear Hazelnut Bread with Cinnamon Orange Maple Glaze

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Category: Breakfast, Desserts, Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 1 cup shredded peeled pears, (about 2 medium, squeezed dry)
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon orange vanilla extract (or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract)
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup toasted hazelnuts, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon cloves
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • Glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1-2 tablespoon maple syrup


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and line a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with parchment paper, leaving an overhang on two sides. Grease parchment.
In a large bowl, whisk together shredded pear oil, yogurt, eggs and orange vanilla extract.
2. In another medium bowl, whisk together flour, brown sugar, hazelnuts, cloves, cinnamon, baking powder, salt, baking soda and orange zest. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and fold gently. Mix until combined. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake bread until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 55-60 minutes.
3. Let bread cool in pan for about an hour and then remove from the pan.
4. Whisk together powdered sugar and orange juice in a small bowl. Top cooled cake with glaze and let set for 20 minutes before serving.
5. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for 2-3 days.

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