Hearty Pumpkin Bread

Hearty Pumpkin Bread


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About this recipe: This pumpkin bread is made with 50% wholemeal flour. It's deliciously moist, lightly spiced and has a delicate orange flavour. Serve for afternoon tea, elevenses, dessert or pop into packed lunches.


Makes: 1 loaf

  • 125g plain flour
  • 125g wholemeal flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 75ml vegetable oil
  • 110g brown soft sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 75ml orange juice
  • 250g pumpkin puree

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

  1. Preheat an oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Mix together flour, salt, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder, allspice and nutmeg. In a large bowl, beat together vegetable oil, dark brown soft sugar, eggs, orange juice and pumpkin. Stir flour mixture into pumpkin mixture until just combined. Pour batter into a prepared loaf tin.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 50 to 60 minutes, until a skewer inserted into centre of the loaf comes out clean.

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