Pumpkin Loaf

Posted on: September 8th, 2014 by goodpumpkins

Pumpkin Loaf and MuffinsThis delicious recipe, is perfect for this time of year.

Mix together in a large bowl and make a well:

  • 1½ cups flour
  • 1½ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup wheat germ
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon each ground ginger, nutmeg, cloves

Add in to well:

  • 2½ cups cooked and puréed pumpkin
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup oil
  • ½ cup pecans or other nuts (optional)
  • 1 cup raisins or chocolate chips

Mix just until all the dry ingredients are moistened.

Pour batter into two greased 9×5 inch loaf pans. Bake in preheated oven at 350°F until toothpick inserted in centre of loaf comes out clean, 50 minutes. Cool in the pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Loosen edges and turn the loaf out onto a wire rack to cool completely before slicing.

 

Muffin variation: Pour batter into greased muffin tins. Bake 15 minutes.

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