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5 from 2 votes

Fresh Pear Pecan Bread

This bread is easy to make and absolutely delicious.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 5 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pear Pecan Bread
Servings: 6 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


Batter Ingredients

  • 2 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 cup of white sugar
  • 1/2 cup of butter or 8 tablespoons or one stick melted
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup of sour cream
  • 1/2 cup of buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups shredded and peeled pears

Swirl Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of allspice
  • 1 cup of chopped pecans


  • Whisk together the flour, salt and baking soda in a large bowl. Add sugar, melted butter, vanilla, sour cream, buttermilk and eggs. Mix well with spoon. Add in shredded pears. Spray a 9X5 bread pan with cooking spray and add the batter.
  • Mix swirl ingredients together with a spoon and spread over batter. Take a knife and swirl in to the bread batter.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 65-70 minutes, testing to make sure that bread is done in center. Cool for 10-15 min and remove from pan.