Old-Fashioned Pumpkin Nut Loaf Bread
photo by Izy Hossack
- Ready In:
- 1hr 30mins
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
- 1⁄2 cup granulated sugar
- 1⁄2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1⁄2 cup fat-free evaporated milk
- 1 large egg
- 1 large egg white
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1⁄4 cup chopped nuts
- PREHEAT oven to 350°F Grease 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.
- Combine flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, salt and baking soda in medium bowl. Blend pumpkin, granulated sugar, brown sugar, evaporated milk, egg, egg white and oil in large mixer bowl. Add flour mixture; mix just until moistened. Pour into prepared loaf pan; sprinkle with nuts.
- Bake for 60 to 65 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes; remove to wire rack to cool completely.
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This pumpkin bread was awesome! It was very moist and was packed full of flavor. It had just the right amount of pumpkin spice so that it didn't overpower the bread. I included 1/2 cup of English walnuts in the mixture and am planning on making this very soon to include golden raisins. I made a reduced fat honey nut cream cheese which really made this bread very tasty. Simply delicious! <br/>This recipe is a keeper! Thank you Annacia for posting!
I was really happy to find a pumpkin bread recipe that doesn't call for tons of sugar and oil! It's very moist and tastes like (gasp!) pumpkin! The pie spice is just the right amount so you still get loads of pumpkin flavor and not spice-cake overload. Doubled the recipe, and the only change I made was to use 3 whole eggs instead of 2 eggs and 2 whites. If I made a single batch, I'd probably just skip the extra egg white (I hate having leftover partial eggs, but that's just me). I didn't do any nuts, either (didn't have any on hand!), but I bet they'd be really tasty. <br/><br/>Also, I used 8x4 loaf pans and they were a bit over-full (didn't run over much, but a little), so if you're wondering if this will fit in an 8x4 pan, yes, but barely; better to use the 9x5 if at all possible.