This is so easy to make! This bread is just perfect for Autumn.The cider and pumpkin combine wonderfully!
- 1 cup apple cider
- 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
- 2 large eggs
- 1⁄4 cup vegetable oil
- 3⁄4 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
- 2 tablespoons freshly grated orange zest
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons double-acting baking powder
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1⁄4 teaspoon ground mace
- 1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1⁄8 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1⁄2 cup chopped walnuts
- Preheat oven to 350°.
- In saucepan, boil cider until it's reduced to about 1/4 cup; let it cool.
- In bowl, whisk together well pumpkin purée, eggs, oil, brown sugar, zest, and cider.
- In bowl, sift the flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, mace, cinnamon and cloves.
- Add the walnuts; stir batter just until combined.
- Pour batter to a well-buttered 8 1/2" x 4 1/2" loaf pan.
- Bake in middle of oven 1 hour, or until a tester comes out clean.
- Let bread cool in the pan.