Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread
Simply the best: http://www.simplyrecipes.com

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes
Yield: one loaf


11/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1 cup pumpkin puree
1 stick butter, melted
2 eggs, beaten
2 teaspoons molasses
1 teaspoon orange zest
1/2 cup chopped pecans


Preheat oven to 350
In large bowl, whisk together the flour, slat, sugar, baking soda, ground ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice
In a separate bowl mix together the pumpkin puree, butter,
1/4 cup of the water, molasses and orange zest
Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir until there is no flour  in batter
Do not over mix
If adding nuts, stir them in
Butter the insides of an 8x4x3-inch loaf pan
Pour in the batter
Put on middle rack in oven
Bake for 45 to 60 minutes
Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes
Loosen edges with a knife and place on a rack to cool
Tip: Use a serrated knife to slice

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