Recipe#16: pumpkin bread
“Stop hating, start baking”
200g (1½ cups) all-purpose flour
1t baking soda
1t baking powder
2t ground cinnamon
1t ground cloves
200g (1 cup) brown sugar
300g (1¼ cups) pumpkin puree (*)
60ml orange juice
(*) Cut the pumpkin in moderately large pieces and put them in the oven (with the peel) until soft. Let the pumpkin cool and then mash into a puree.
In a bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and cloves. In another bowl whisk the eggs, sugar, pumpkin, oil and orange juice. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ones and mix just until combined. At this point feel free to add chocolate chips, nuts or almonds according to your preferences…
Pour the batter into a medium loaf pan and bake for 1 hour at 180° (350F).
Let cool before enjoying this perfect tea break!