Ginger Peach Pecan Bread

Ginger Peach Pecan Bread Recipe
Submitted By: Ashley Hert

2 1/3 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/3 cup sugar
1 tsp. ground ginger
1 cup molasses
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
3/4 cup hot water
3/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup shortening
1 small can peaches, drained and cut into small pieces

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour square pan, 9x9x2 inches. In large mixing bowl, beat all ingredients on low speed for 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Then beat on medium speed for 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan. Bake until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, about 50 minutes.