Spiced Pumpkin Loaf

RatingDifficultyBeginner

This loaf cake recipe is full of spice and all things pumpkin-y nice.

Nordic Ware Spiced Pumpkin Loaf recipe

Yields10 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time55 mins

 1 ½ cups flour
 1 tsp baking soda
 ½ tsp baking powder
 2 tsp cinnamon
 1 tsp ground ginger
 ½ tsp ground nutmeg
 ½ tsp salt
 ¾ cup sugar
 ¾ cup packed brown sugar
 1 tsp vanilla
 1 cup canned pumpkin (or fresh pumpkin cooked and puréed)
 ½ cup butter, melted and slightly cooled
 2 eggs
 ¾ cup milk
 powder sugar (for dusting)
Bakeware

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 175°C. Prepare the pan with shortening and flour, or with baking spray.

2

In a bowl combine flour, baking powder, soda, spices and salt, set aside.

3

In a large bowl combine sugars, vanilla, pumpkin, eggs and butter until smooth. Add the flour mixture and milk, and combine all ingredients.

4

Pour the batter into prepared pan and tap on counter gently to remove bubbles.

5

Bake until done 40-50 minutes. The loaf is done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

6

Cool loaf on a rack for 10 minutes, then turn out onto the rack to cool completely.

7

Dust with powdered sugar.

Ingredients

 1 ½ cups flour
 1 tsp baking soda
 ½ tsp baking powder
 2 tsp cinnamon
 1 tsp ground ginger
 ½ tsp ground nutmeg
 ½ tsp salt
 ¾ cup sugar
 ¾ cup packed brown sugar
 1 tsp vanilla
 1 cup canned pumpkin (or fresh pumpkin cooked and puréed)
 ½ cup butter, melted and slightly cooled
 2 eggs
 ¾ cup milk
 powder sugar (for dusting)
Bakeware

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 175°C. Prepare the pan with shortening and flour, or with baking spray.

2

In a bowl combine flour, baking powder, soda, spices and salt, set aside.

3

In a large bowl combine sugars, vanilla, pumpkin, eggs and butter until smooth. Add the flour mixture and milk, and combine all ingredients.

4

Pour the batter into prepared pan and tap on counter gently to remove bubbles.

5

Bake until done 40-50 minutes. The loaf is done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

6

Cool loaf on a rack for 10 minutes, then turn out onto the rack to cool completely.

7

Dust with powdered sugar.

Spiced Pumpkin Loaf
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