Fabulous Peach Bread

Peach schnapps gives this bread an incredible burst of flavor, but flavorful peach nectar can be used as a nonalcoholic substitute. Serve this bread with plain or flavored butter for brunch, breakfast, or dessert.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 35 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 cups diced fresh peaches
  • ¼ cup peach schnapps
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1½ tsp. ground cinnamon

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 9" × 5" loaf pan.
  • In a medium saucepan, combine peaches with peach schnapps or peach nectar; simmer for 5 minutes or until peaches are tender. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla; set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer, cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating after each addition.
  • In another large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. With a wooden spoon, stir dry ingredients into creamed mixture, alternating with peach mixture. Mix well.
  • Spread batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 55–65 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 cups diced fresh peaches
  • ¼ cup peach schnapps
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1½ tsp. ground cinnamon

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 9" × 5" loaf pan.
  • In a medium saucepan, combine peaches with peach schnapps or peach nectar; simmer for 5 minutes or until peaches are tender. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla; set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer, cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating after each addition.
  • In another large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. With a wooden spoon, stir dry ingredients into creamed mixture, alternating with peach mixture. Mix well.
  • Spread batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 55–65 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories390
Total Fat13g
Saturated Fat8g
Cholesterol100mg
Sodium490mg
Total Carbohydrate62g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars31g
Protein7g