Pumpkin Bread with Bosc Pears

aI love this recipe idea with the pear buried like treasure inside the cake. I’ll have to give this one a try although it is Spring here now so I hope the pears are available xx Rowena

No Thyme to Waste

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In honor of the crisp autumn weather that’s officially arrived (and me finally getting to wear my peacoat and massive scarf!) I wanted to make something particularly suited for this week’s post. A moist pumpkin loaf made with brown sugar and spices, with whole bosc pears baked straight into the center. Very autumn. Autumny? Looks polished, takes no time at all. Simply mix up the dry ingredients, mix up the wet ingredients, combine the two, plop in some pears and bake. The batter of this loaf is thick enough to hold up the pears, and when it rises during baking it comes up to cover their tops, leaving only the elegant stems showing.

Bosc pear 

Wikipedia

The Beurré Bosc or Bosc is a cultivar of the European Pear (Pyrus communis) grown in the northwestern U.S. states of California, Washington, and Oregon; Australia; as well as…

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