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Pumpkin Bread

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Do you want to try a great in taste Pumpkin Bread recipe? This dish, when served as a Snack will always bring cheer to your table. You need only 160 minutes to prepare dish. The goodness of pumpkin makes dish a healthy treat. Not trying out this Pumpkin Bread after reading about it is one of the biggest sins you could possibly imagine of committing.
Ingredients
  Active dry yeast 1 Tablespoon
  Warm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (105°-115°F)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Honey 4 Tablespoon
  Egg 1
  Pumpkin 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cooked, mashed
  Whole wheat flour 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Measured Scoop And Level)
  Skim milk powder 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Non-Instant)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1 Pinch
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Use a measuring cup to sprinkle yeast over 1/2 cup warm water.
2) Let stand in a warm place about 5 minutes until it dissolves or puffs.
3) Add oil, honey, egg and pumpkin.
4) In your food processor, use the METAL BLADE setting.
5) In the work bowl, add whole wheat flour, milk powder, salt, and spices. Pulse on/off to mix.
6) Pour in yeast mixture through feed tube while the machine is running.
7) Pour in remaining water in a steady stream, only as fast as the flour absorbs it.
8) Process the dough ball for 20 seconds and test the consistency for right elasticity, stickiness and wetness, by stopping the machine.
9) If it is not ready, then process for another 10 seconds.
10) Sprinkle with additional 1-2 tablespoons flour into the dough and pulse machine on/off to coat dough for easy removal from work bowl.
11) In an oiled bowl transfer the dough and turn over to oil the entire surface.
12) Cover with plastic bag or damp cloth and let rise in a warm place, free from drafts, until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.
13) Punch down dough and knead in ½ cup raisins for 30 seconds to press out the dough.
14) Prepare a ball out of the dough, let rest by covering for 5 minutes.
15) Use greased 8 1/2 x 4 1/2-inch loaf pan, to place the loaf made from dough.
16) Cover and let rise in warm place, free from drafts, until doubled, about 45-60 minutes.
17) Preheat oven to 375°.

MAKING
18) Place the pan inside oven on middle rack to bake for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown and bottom crust of loaf has a hard hollow sound when tapped.
19) Immediately remove the loaf from the pan and cool on metal rack.

SERVING
20) Slice the bread and serve with your choice of dip or spread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Occasion: 
Halloween
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pumpkin
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
120 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
160 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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