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Peach Cobbler Bread

I developed this recipe to take advantage of our wonderful Georgia peaches. My husband, Andy, says it tastes just like peach cobbler.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    1 loaf

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup diced peeled peaches
  • 1-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

Directions

  • In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in water and extracts. Stir in peaches. Combine flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in pecans.
  • Pour into a greased 9x5-in. loaf pan. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 182 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 206mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • Sharon
    Aug 27, 2020

    Really good. Used applesauce in place of butter, Splenda in place of sugar, increased peaches to 2 cups unpeeled, and used sliced almonds with with brown sugar topping. Very moist yet dense. 50 minutes was just right.

  • kathyshsh
    Aug 26, 2020

    Made this yesterday and turned out pretty darn good! Taking into consideration other comments that said it lacked a lot of peach flavor, Instead of water I used 1/2 C. peach juice from an extra peach I had. And I used about 1/2 C. more diced peaches than recipe calls for.

  • Grammy Debbie
    Aug 17, 2020

    Delicious--I changed it up a bit and added substituted crushed granola for the pecans in both the batter and the topping--that worked beautifully and satisfies those who don't care for nuts but still like a bit of crunch.

  • Claire
    Jul 22, 2020

    This is a delicious bread. Great for breakfast, snack or anytime. And it is easy to prepare.

  • wendy
    Jul 17, 2020

    So good. Easy to make. I will use this recipe often. Thanks so much for sharing.

  • Rellierae
    Jun 24, 2020

    Tastes great! But like others, I did not find a pronounced peach flavor. I used a heaping cup of peaches. It was a good way to use up bad grocery store peaches. I made my bread into muffins. It made a dozen muffins which I baked for 18 minutes at 375. I also used vegetable oil instead of butter as I do with all my muffins. I couldn't find my pecans in the freezer so used almonds as suggested by a reviewer and a little more almond extract. I also used a topping of cinnamon sugar instead of the brown sugar.

  • Jessica
    Jun 20, 2020

    A very moist bread but the pecan flavor shines through much more. I actually used nectarines because that's what I had on hand. Added a bit of nutmeg as well. Nice but probably won't make it again.

  • ahrensj8822
    Jun 14, 2020

    Something different! It does taste like peach cobbler. I added about 1/2 cup peaches and was glad I did. (My peaches didn’t have a lot of flavor). It makes a very, moist bread. Be sure to let it cool completely before cutting or it will crumble. An easy, delicious recipe—most time-consuming part was prepping the peaches.

  • Chris
    Jun 12, 2020

    Excellent texture, taste and a great use of fresh preaches when you have to use a few. Received an “excellent” from critical cook husband.

  • Stephanie
    Jun 12, 2020

    I made this bread yesterday and used 2 cups of jarred peaches. Absolutely the best fruit bread I've ever had!!!