Peach Bread

With fresh peaches in season, whip up a loaf of this delicious Peach Bread.  Enjoy a slice for dessert or even with your morning coffee. 

Peach Bread - Mother Thyme

Last weekend was our first weekend to the Farmer’s Market since May, crazy!  This summer has been flying by and every weekend we have been busy or out of town that we have been unable to go.  The kids and I headed there on a beautiful morning.  I have to be honest, with two three year olds at a busy Farmer’s Market I was a little scared going myself.  I am always so worried one of them will run off.  They don’t like to ride in a stroller.  They like their freedom and would rather walk. 

With a firm grip on the twins, we ventured into the Farmer’s Market.  It was bustling with vendors and a variety of fresh produce I couldn’t wait to get my hands on, including some ripe peaches.  I always go for the seconds if available, which are great for cooking.  With a bushel of peaches and the kids in hand we made our way to my favorite blueberry vendor before heading out.

I couldn’t wait to make peach cobbler and a grilled peach salad with poppyseed dressing, some of my favorite dishes I love to make every summer.  Recently when I was at Wegmans, our local grocery store they were sampling Peach Loaf which is out of this world.  I actually remember trying it last year and remember how delicious it was.  Each bite was not only filled with chunks of fresh peaches, but the bread itself had a lovely peach flavor to it. 

This recipe for Peach Bread is very similar in flavor and texture to the one I tried at the grocery store, if not better.  It is so moist and delicious, perfect for dessert or with your morning coffee. 

If you have fresh peaches on hand, you need to try this bread.  I’m sure you will fall in love with it as much as I have. 

Peach Bread - Mother Thyme

What you need
All-purpose flour
Peach flavored instant gelation
Baking powder
Salt
Cinnamon
Unsalted butter
Sugar
Almond extract
Eggs
Milk
Peaches
Light brown sugar
Rolled oats

Step one:  Mix flour, gelatin mix, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in a medium bowl and set aside. 

Peach Bread - Mother Thyme

Step two:  Cream butter and sugar. 

Peach Bread - Mother Thyme

Step three:  Add eggs one at a time then almond extract. 

Peach Bread - Mother Thyme

Step four:  Gradually add in flour mixture, alternating with milk until combined.

Peach Bread - Mother Thyme

Step five:  Fold in peaches and spread in a greased  9×5- inch loaf pan.  

Peach Bread - Mother Thyme

Step six:  In a small bowl combine melt butter, brown sugar, flour, oats and cinnamon and sprinkle on top.  Bake in a 350 degree oven for 55-60 minutes. 

Peach Bread - Mother Thyme

Peach Bread
 
Prep time
Total time
 
Serves: 8 servings
Ingredients
  • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 ounce box peach flavored instant gelatin mix
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • ¼ cup whole milk
  • 1½ cups diced peaches
Streusel topping
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • ⅓ cup light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon slivered almonds, optional
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Generously spray a 9x5 inch loaf pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl mix flour, gelatin mix, baking powder, salt and cinnamon, set aside.
  3. Using an electric mixer cream butter and sugar.
  4. Add eggs one at a time then almond extract.
  5. Gradually add in flour mixture, alternating with milk until all combined.
  6. Spread in prepared loaf pan.
  7. In a small bowl mix butter, brown sugar, flour, oats and cinnamon until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle on top of batter and top with slivered almonds
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 55-60 minutes until cake tester inserted into the center of bread comes out clean.
  9. Cool on a wire rack before removing from pan.

More summer favorites using seasonal produce
Banana Zucchini Muffins
Strawberry Pie
Tomato Pizza Pie
Blueberry Lemon Bread
Zucchini Quesadillas

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Comments

  1. says

    I’ve never seen peach gelatin used like this. Your bread looks divine and streusel makes everything a hit. I remember when my twins were three. Everything was an adventure for them and me. Have fun. It goes way too fast! Even though they are almost 23, I can still entice them to the farmers market, at least when they visit!
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  2. says

    Thanks a lot for this helpful recipe. I was looking for it and discovered proper instructions here in this post. Peach bread is a delicious food treat and I’m about to make it by following above mentioned ways. Cheers… :)

  3. Hailey says

    I am wondering what the purpose of the gelatin is, is it for thickening or for taste? As a vegetarian I don’t eat gelatin, but this bread sounds really delicious. Thanks!

  4. Cathy says

    I can’t wait to get our CSA box and more peaches and try your recipe. We recently tried the peach bread at Wegmans (delicious!) and I am on the quest to recreate it. I tried a recipe this weekend, but it wasn’t nearly peachy enough. I love the second half of summer! Thanks for sharing.

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