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Orange Glazed Pumpkin Loaf

a1angiem's picture
Here's a delicious fall quick bread made with pure pumpkin.
Ingredients
  Whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Cinnamon powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), softened
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 Large
  Pure canned pumpkin 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Raisins 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
For the glaze
  Icing sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Grease 9 x 5 inch loaf pan.

MAKING
3. In a bowl, add and combine whole wheat flour, all purpose flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, nutmeg and salt. Mix well and set aside.
4. In another bowl, cream the butter with sugar using an electric mixer.
5. Add vanilla extract and beat the eggs one at a time.
6. Add the pumpkin puree and beat until well combined.
7. Slowly stir in the water and flour mixture beating the batter alternatively until well combined.
8. Fold in the raisins until just combined.
9. Take the greased loaf pan and pour the batter evenly into it and smooth out the top. Bake this in the preheated oven at 350 degrees for 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Once done remove the loaf pan and set it aside for 10 minutes to cool.
10. For the glaze: In a bowl, add and combine the icing sugar with orange juice and whisk well until the sugar dissolves.
11. After 10 minutes, poke holes on the top of the loaf and slowly pour the glaze over the loaf.

SERVING
12. Serve this pumpkin loaf with tea or coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pumpkin
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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1 Comment

tanya3286's picture
That is a lovely pumpkin loaf there :) I love the orange glaze that you have added ...makes it a bit interesting!