Prep 5 mins
Cook 50 mins
**update 01/14/2014 I have made this twice and both the first time it turned out perfect the second time I doubled the recipe, baking both loafs at the same time both took longer to get done and even thought the tooth pick came out clean the bread looked and acted a bit under done. Be forward that this is very dense and moist bread that may require some additional cook time** This interesting sounding bread was described by gimme some oven (which is also were it comes from) truly, this pumpkin beer bread recipe highlights the best parts of both pumpkin bread and beer bread. The bread was nice and tangy from the yeast, and perfectly buttery and chewy — like beer bread. But then the bread also had a nice subtle hint of pumpkin, with a few little spices — like pumpkin bread. The best thing, though, is that it is not overly sweet, like many pumpkin breads. Rather, there is just a hint of sweet and a very subtle hint of pumpkin. The perfect bread to be served with an autumn dinner, or with
- 3 cups flour (I used half all-purpose, and half whole-wheat flour)
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 1 cup pumpkin puree
- 1 (12 ounce) bottle beer (I recommend trying a pumpkin ale)
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a 9x5-inch bread pan with cooking spray, or line with parchment paper.
- Stir flour, baking powder, salt, pumpkin pie spice, honey and pumpkin puree together in a large mixing bowl until combined. Slowly add in the beer, and stir until combined and smooth.
- Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the bread comes out clean. Let bread rest for at least 5 minutes before slicing.
I really love pumpkin bread and liked the beer bread that I have tried so this recipe was great. I liked the texture of the bread, but mine also deflated. It wasn't as sweet as the normal pumpkin breads, but it went well with your recipe for Buffalo Cauliflower Chili. I'm not really sure what happened with the bread deflating, but it still tasted good, so I didn't mind. Thanks for another great recipe Debbwl. Made for PAC Spring 2014.
I love beer bread and love pumpkin too, so when I made this bread it was exciting. It was very easy to make, but it took longer to cook than the recipe suggested and it deflated. I checked the ingredients and temp of oven in case I may have done something incorrectly. Everything was correct so not exactly sure why it didn't work out. Maybe there is an ingredient missing? Would go well with a pumpkin or sweet potato soup. Thx. Debbwl for posting.