Desserts

Andrea's Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bread

This is a good, healthy bread that's not too sweet

Ingredients

  • 1 cube salted butter (1/2 cup), softened OR 6 oz. safflower oil OR 3 oz. safflower oil and 3 oz. walnut oil
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 15 oz. can pumpkin
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 ¼ cups 100% whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp. ground cloves

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Grease and flour two 5×9 or smaller (approx.) glass loaf pans.
  • Mix butter and sugar together until well blended. Add pumpkin, eggs and walnuts and mix.
  • Mix together all dry ingredients in a separate bowl.
  • Add dry ingredients to pumpkin mixture and stir until just blended. Don’t over mix.
  • Bake 40-50 minutes until wooden toothpick comes out fairly clean when inserted in middle of loaf.
  • Cool on rack for 5 minutes. Turn out onto rack to completely cool.
  • Note: You may also use 4 small loaf pans. Bake for 35 minutes.