Autumn Pear Bread
2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/2 cup cold butter
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup mashed pears
In a lg. bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt,and nutmeg.
Cut in cold butter till mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Combine the eggs, buttermilk, vanilla, and pears.
Fold into the flour mixture just until moistened.
Spoon into a greased loaf pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 50 - 60 minutes or until knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
Cool for 10 minutes before removing from the pan to finish cooling on wire rack.