Pear-and-Poppy Seed Loaf

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14 servings (serving size: 1 slice)

Ingredients

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2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons poppy seeds
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
1 cup chopped peeled ripe pear
1 cup low-fat buttermilk
2/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons stick margarine, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large egg
Cooking spray

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in pear; make a well in center of mixture. Combine buttermilk and next 5 ingredients (buttermilk through egg) in a bowl; stir well with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Spoon batter into an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray.

Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 5 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.

Created date

November 1997

Nutritional Information

Calories 173
Caloriesfromfat 17 %
Fat 3.2 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 1 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 3.6 g
Carbohydrate 33.2 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 16 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 217 mg
Calcium 84 mg