Monday, October 24, 2011

Pumpkin Apple Raisin Bread

So in my last post I mentioned baking some Apple Pumpkin bread and let me tell you.. it was incredible! I have to share the recipe.. I don't remember where I got the recipe but I've tweeked it so much. So without further adu...

Pumpkin Apple Raisin Bread
Servings: 1 loaf
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 1 1/2 hours
3/4 cup sugar

1 cup canned plain pumpkin (generous portion)

1/2 cup water

1/3 cup apple sauce

2 eggs

1 2/3 cups whole wheat flour

1 tsp baking soda

3/4 tsp salt

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

1/4 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp ground cloves

2 tart apples, cored, peeled and chopped

As many raisins as your heart desires!
-Preheat oven to 325F and spray a 9x5 inch loaf pan with floured baking spray.

-In a large mixing bowl, combine sugar, pumpkin, water, oil and eggs and mix well.

-Combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder and cloves. Make sure to fluff with your fork. Do not press down the flour, keep it light and airy.

-Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture little by little and fold until just moistened.

-Fold in the apples and raisins.

-Pour batter into pan and bake for 1 hour - 1 1/2 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

-Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes before removing from pan, then cool another 15 minutes before slicing.


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