1 1/2 cups
1/2 cup butter or 1/2 cup
( unpeeled, diced or mashed)
( I skipped sifting the flour.)
( My neighbor omitted the cloves, as she thought it made the flavor too strong. I added the cloves and)
- Cream sugar and butter (or oleo), then add beaten eggs and pears. Add sifted flour, soda and spices to the mixture. Bake in a greased bread pan for 40-50 minutes at 350 degrees.
- To test doneness, insert a toothpick into the center of your bread. When through baking, remove from oven and set for a few minutes before running a knife around the perimeter of the bread. Bread should be easy to remove when the pan is turned on it's side or upside-down.
- Slice and serve with or without butter/oleo, jelly, or your choice of spread.