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Pumpkin Bread

November/December 1991

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Canned pumpkin puree and whole-wheat flour come together in this healthy homemade pumpkin bread. The canned pumpkin helps keep the bread moist and tender. If you like the flavor of pumpkin pie spice, feel free to add a pinch or two to season the bread.



READER'S COMMENT:
"This recipe is missing liquid. I had to add 2 cups of milk to get it looking anything like a quick bread batter. Also, it needs spices! I added 1T pumpkin pie spice "
Pumpkin Bread Recipe

15 Reviews for Pumpkin Bread

06/18/2013
Anonymous
Good with some tweaking!

Overall, I'm glad I made this recipe. I'll enjoy the bread with my coffee this week. Even though I'm an amateur baker, I was surprised that there were no spices. So I added cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves and also a teaspoon of vanilla. The loaf turned out pretty good, although I had to bake it for about 10 to 20 minutes less than the recipe said.

Easy, few ingredients
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03/03/2013
Anonymous
Best pumpkin bread ever!

When this was first published it was touted as an easy but flavourful recipe gained by using the ww flour and brown sugar, extra spices not needed. It is so true. It is so versatile, dates and nuts are nice addition but you can throw in anything you have around (cranberries, apricot, etc). I have been making this for years as a family favorite.

Dense, moist, rich in flavour, few ingredients, easy to make, versa tile,can use favorite add-ins
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12/06/2012
Anonymous
Not something I'd take to a neighbor

It just wasn't good. Bland, UNsweet, should have used 1/2 C stevia.

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10/14/2012
Anonymous
Healthy is NOT egg yolks, granulated sugar or white flour!

I've been re-doing "healthy" recipes for years, so I speak from experience. Replace whole eggs w/2 egg whites each; replace ALL the white flour w/ white whole wheat (King Arthur is the best!), reduce sugar by 25% and replace ALL white/brown sugar w/maple syrup, apple juice or OJ concentrate and add white raisins. NOW you're talking tasty and healthy, too! For the adventurous, try replacing up to 25% of wheat flour w/soy flour for protein.

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Anonymous wrote 13 weeks 2 days ago

Regular raisins, please.

Regular raisins, please. White raisins are the worst!

Anonymous wrote 48 weeks 6 days ago

Please remember that whole

Please remember that whole eggs are healthy.

Anonymous wrote 1 year 41 weeks ago

I agree about the white flour

I agree about the white flour and reg sugar, but whole eggs are fine!

09/23/2012
Delicious and soft

I made these loaves yesterday and it was so easy and delicious! I used coconut oil instead and also used 4 cups of pumpkin pie filling instead of 3 cups of pumpkin purée. Absolutely wonderful!

Easy recipe
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