Gravenhurst, Ontario

Gravenhurst, known as "The Gateway to Muskoka" offers a vibrant community rich in arts, culture and heritage. Offering visitors a wide range of accommodations, restaurants and attractions, it is home to the best events, recreational facilities and outdoor activities in Muskoka. Gravenhurst is only a 90 minute drive from Toronto, or fly and land at the newly renovated and expanded Muskoka Airport. The warm hospitality, unique heritage and natural beauty of Gravenhurst will capture your heart!


Niagara Fruit Bread

2 c
2 tsp
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
1 1/2 tbsp
2/3 c
1/2 c
1/3 c
1 tsp
large ripe pears
all-purpose flour
baking powder
baking soda
each salt, ground cinnamon, nutmeg & allspice
finely chopped crystallized ginger
granulated sugar
butter, melted

recipes cookingOil or butter 9-x 5-inch loaf pan. Peel pears; coarsely grate and drain well. In bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and ginger until evenly blended. Make a well in centre. In medium bowl, whisk together sugar and butter; whisk in eggs until evenly blended. Whisk in milk and vanilla. Pour into flour mixture; stir until moistened. Stir in 1 cup grated pears until evenly distributed. Pour into prepared pan and smooth top. Bake in 350°F oven 45 to 55 minutes or until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean. Let cool in pan on rack 10 minutes. Turn out of pan and let cool completely on rack. Store well wrapped in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks or freeze. Makes 16 slices.
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