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Texas Peach Pecan Bread

Makes one loaf


  • 2 c. unsifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 2/3 tsp. salt
  • 2/3 c. butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 T. sour cream
  • 1 c. peeled, mashed fresh peaches
  • 1 c. chopped pecans

Grease a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan. In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, nutmeg, and salt. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and sour cream, and beat 1-2 minutes or until light. Stir in flour mixture alternately with peaches. Stir in peaches. Stir in pecans.

Pour into prepared pan, and bake at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes or until cake tester or knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan. Remove from pan to wire rack, and cool completely.

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