Yeasted Pumpkin Loaf

Yeasted Pumpkin Loaf


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About this recipe: The smells that will emanate from your kitchen whilst this bread is baking, will make you salivate profusely. This loaf is similar to pumpkin bread, only it's made with yeast as its leavening agent. It's simple and delicious. Serve it for breakfast, brunch, lunch or alongside dinner.


Serves: 12 

  • 150ml warm water
  • 125g pumpkin puree
  • 50g margarine
  • 4 tablespoons dried skimmed milk
  • 4 tablespoons dark brown soft sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 375g bread flour
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons dried active baking yeast

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Extra time:1hr proofing  ›  Ready in:1hr45min 

  1. Place ingredients in bread machine tin in the order suggested by the manufacturer. Select basic setting. Start.
  2. To bake bread in oven: select dough or manual cycle. Once cycle is complete, shape dough and place in a greased loaf tin. Allow to rise in a warm spot until doubled in size. Bake in a preheated 180 C / Gas 4 oven for 35 to 45 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in the centre of the loaf reads 95 degrees C.

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