Chocolate pumpkin bread

Chocolate pumpkin bread


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About this recipe: This bread is delicious, moist, and it freezes well! I bake them in mini bread tins and wrap them up to give as gifts.

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Serves: 36 

  • 500g caster sugar
  • 400g pumpkin puree (tinned or fresh)
  • 250ml vegetable oil
  • 150ml water
  • 4 eggs
  • 450g plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 200g chocolate chips (or chopped plain chocolate)
  • 75g chopped walnuts (optional)

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4. Grease and flour three three 23x12cm (9x5 in) loaf tins.
  2. In a large bowl, combine sugar, pumpkin, oil, water and eggs. Beat until smooth. Blend in flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, bicarb and salt. Fold in chocolate and nuts. Fill tins 1/2 to 3/4 full.
  3. Bake for 1 hour, or until an inserted knife comes out clean. Cool on wire racks before removing from the tins.

Pumpkin puree...

You can find tinned, 100% pumpkin puree at Waitrose, or you can make your own using this recipe.

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Everyone enjoyed it .. Lush 😋 - 01 Nov 2015

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