Pumpkin walnut and raisin loaf

Pumpkin walnut and raisin loaf


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About this recipe: This pumpkin loaf cake has the perfect combination of flavours and textures. Cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger grace this cake, along with raisins and walnuts. If you aren't too keen on raisins or walnuts, use chocolate chips instead.


Serves: 12 

  • 250g plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 220g dark brown soft sugar
  • 75g butter or margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 250g pumpkin puree
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • 80g raisins (optional)
  • 4 tablespoons chopped walnuts (optional)

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. In a mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, spices and bicarbonate of soda.
  2. In a separate bowl, cream together margarine and dark brown soft sugar. Mix in eggs, pumpkin and milk. Stir flour mixture into wet mixture until just combined. Fold in raisins and walnuts if desired. Pour into a greased and floured 23x13cm loaf tin.
  3. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 50 to 55 minutes.

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