This soft and moist peach bread is delicious and easy to make! This quick bread is not only perfect for breakfast but also for afternoon tea or snack!
Servings: 10 slices
- 2 large peaches (it is 300 grams after peeled and chopped)
- ½ tablespoon lemon juice
- ¾ teaspoon pure almond extract*
- 210 g (1 and ½ cup) all-purpose flour, dip and sweep
- 2 and ½ teaspoons baking powder
- 1 to 1 and ½ teaspoon cinnamon**
- ⅛ teaspoon salt (optional)
- 2 large eggs, room temperature
- 105 g (½ cup) granulated sugar
- 115 g (½ cup) butter, melted and cooled
- 120 g (½ cup) milk, room temperature
Preheat the oven to 350°F(177°C). Grease 8 ½ * 4 ½ inch (21,5*10,5cm) loaf pan and line the bottom and sides with parchment paper, about 2 inches(5 cm) of overhang on each side.
Peel and chop the peaches into almost 0.4 to 0.6 inches (1 to 1.5cm) cubes.*** Place the cubed peaches into a small bowl. Stir in the almond extract and lemon juice.
Put the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt if using into a large bowl and stir with a whisk. Set aside the bowl.
Place the eggs and sugar into a medium bowl and stir with a whisk for almost 30 seconds until just combined. Stir in the milk and melted butter.
Pour the wet mixture into the flour mixture and stir with a whisk until just combined.
Add the peaches and stir with a spoon until just combined.
Spoon the mixture into the loaf pan so you know the batter with peaches spread evenly into the pan. You would want peaches equally distributed so you can feel them in each slice.
Bake for 44-48 minutes or until the toothpick that is inserted into the middle comes out clean. Let it cool in the pan for half an hour and then place on a wire rack to completely cool. This way you can cut proper slices.
*Almond extract and peaches go very well together. If you don’t have almond extract don’t worry, your loaf will still be delicious.
**For a lightly flavored cinnamon taste you can use 1 teaspoon of cinnamon. For a more prominent taste, you can use 1 and ½ teaspoons of cinnamon. If you don’t have cinnamon, you can use 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract for flavor. If you want to use both, sure you can with these same amounts.
***For an easy peeling, you can check my how to blanch peaches post.
How to store: After this peach quick bread is totally cooled, you can keep it in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week and in the freezer for up to 3 months. Let it thaw in the fridge overnight.
Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 232mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 456IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 1mg