Total Time
1hr 55mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

Mom makes this bread and it is so good. She got the recipe from Southern Living.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain papaya very well on paper towels.
  2. Cream butter in a mixing bowl, using an electric mixer on medium speed.
  3. Gradually add sugar, beating well.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time; beat well after each addition.
  5. In another bowl, mix together the flour, and next 6 ingredients; add to creamed mixture, stirring well.
  6. Stir in papaya, raisins, and chopped walnuts.
  7. Spoon batter into a greased and floured 8 1/2x 4 1/2 inch loafpan.
  8. Bake in a 350° oven for 1 hour and 10 minutes OR until done.
  9. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes; remove bread from pan and let cool completely on a wire rack.


Most Helpful

This is SO good and very moist. I had a very ripe papaya so I shredded it in my food processor. Thanks very much for this recipe!

EB212 January 12, 2011

I really enjoyed this bread.It was very moist and it had a nice flavor.I just chopped the papaya instead of shredding it because it was so soft.I plan on making this again in a few days but I'm going to cut the ginger back to an 1/8 tsp.I thought the ginger was a little too strong but that's just a personal preference.Instead of butter I used 1/4 cup of oil and 1/4 cup of applesauce.I do that with all my breads and they still turn out very moist.I will be keeping this recipe!

officemaintenance May 16, 2010

Yummy, yummy! My neighbor brought over 8 very ripe papayas (they have a papaya farm) and it's just me and hubby, so I went looking for a papaya bread recipe. This was wonderful. I didn't shred the papayas because they were very ripe, didn't have allspice or raisins and used pecans. I only had to bake mine about 55 minutes so be wary! Thanks for a great, new recipe for the keeper file.

nemokitty August 31, 2009

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