Pumpkin Bread

Summary

Yield
Servings
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Prep time1 hour
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time1 hour, 30 minutes

Description

A simple, classic loaf bread that's perfect for fall. Add 1/2 cup chopped walnuts and dates for texture; or sprinkle chopped crystallized ginger along the length of the bottom of the pan.

Ingredients

1 cup
pumpkin
1/2 cup
butter
3/4 cup
maple syrup
2  
eggs
1 3/4 cup
whole wheat pastry flour
1 teaspoon
baking powder
1 teaspoon
baking soda
3/4 teaspoon
salt
1 teaspoon
cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon
nutmeg
1/3 cup
water

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour a 9x5 loaf pan or line with parchment paper.

Cream together butter and maple syrup. Add eggs and mashed pumpkin. In a separate bowl, sift together whole wheat pastry flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Combine wet and dry ingredients, adding 1/3 cup water.

Bake at 350 for about 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.