Thursday, November 11, 2010

Pumpkin Gingerbread

I would like to say that I'll share something with you that isn't pumpkin but that really isn't the truth. :) Although it is starting to wind down a bit. I think there are only 4 or 5 more pumpkin posts coming up. It's okay to let the tears flow... It will be a sad time when pumpkin mania ends!

This is a great quick bread recipe that combines two of my favorite fall flavors - pumpkin and gingerbread. I think it was a perfect pairing of sweet pumpkin bread and spicy gingerbread. SO GOOD! I loved it and am glad to have a few mini loaves stashed away in the freezer!

Enjoy!

Pumpkin Gingerbread
Recipe from All Recipes

3 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs
2/3 cup water
1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease two 9x5 inch loaf pans.

2.In a large mixing, combine sugar, oil and eggs; beat until smooth. Add water and beat until well blended. Stir in pumpkin, ginger, allspice cinnamon, and clove.

3.In medium bowl, combine flour, soda, salt, and baking powder. Add dry ingredients to pumpkin mixture and blend just until all ingredients are mixed. Divide batter between prepared pans.

4.Bake in preheated oven until toothpick comes out clean, about 1 hour.

8 comments:

Shelby said...

Its ok Cristine ;) I think most of us are pumpkin addicts anyway. Looks yummy!

Lisa said...

I love the idea of a pumpkin gingerbread. I had seen this recipe on that site, but didn't know how good it was. Thanks for making it and letting me know. Now I'll have to try it as soon as I go get some pumpkin.

Eliana said...

Hmmm - this is an excellent combination. I absolutely love it.

Ingrid said...

Will someone please pass me a tissue?
~ingrid

btw, I love pumpkin & gingerbread together too!

Mo 'Betta said...

I've made pumpkin oatmeal, pumpkin biscuits, pumpkin pizza dough, and pumpkin bread with chocolate chips...so, it's a pretty safe assumption that I will be making this!! I love gingerbread too!

Megan said...

How did I miss this? Are you holding out on me? What's the deal? ;)

I love gingerbread as much as I love pumpkin - so I am making this today!

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