Pumpkin Bread Recipe: Both Egg and Eggless Version

There are so many things that you can do with pumpkin in both sweet and savory dishes. It is available fresh around Halloween and I usually make a lot of pumpkin puree and store it to use throughout the year. Use it fresh or canned, either way pumpkin bread recipe always taste great. Given below is a pumpkin bread recipe healthy and easy to make. I have given both the egg and eggless version here for you to try out.

What you will need

– Shredded zucchini – 1/2 cup

– Canned pumpkin – 1 cup

– Wheat flour – 3 cups

– Eggs – 3

– Sugar – 2 cups

– Brown sugar – 1/2 cup

– Vanilla – 1 tablespoon

– Ground cinnamon – 1 tablespoon

– Nutmeg – 1/2 teaspoon

– Freshly crushed cloves – 1/2 teaspoon

– Baking powder – 1 teaspoon

– Baking soda – 1 teaspoon

– Raisins – 1 cup

– Almonds – 1/4 cup

Method:

– Soak the almonds in some warm water and leave them overnight.

– Peel the soaked almonds in the morning and slice them in thin pieces.

– Preheat the oven to 350F.

– In a clean bowl, take the eggs and sugar and beat them until fluffy.

– Add the brown sugar and mix well.

– Add the grated zucchini and canned pumpkin and blend well to get an even mix.

– In a dry bowl, sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and cloves.

– Add this dry mix to the pumpkin mix, 1/2 cup at a time, and mix well after each addition.

– Add the raisins and sliced almonds and mix well.

– Grease two standard bread loaf pans.

– Pour the bread batter in the two loaf pans.

– Bake at 350F for 45 to 50 minutes. Check by inserting a knife in the center; if it comes out clean then the bread is done.

– Remove from the pan and cool on a wire rack.

– You can easily freeze this bread for days without it going bad.

For the eggless version, use the following ingredients:

– In place of eggs, use 3/4 cup egg replacer

– In place of sugar, use 1 cup sugar free substitute

– In place of brown sugar, use 1/2 cup brown sugar free substitute

– Add 1/2 cup of unsweetened applesauce to keep the bread from going dry

Method:

– Following the preparation method as above.

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What you will need:

– Pumpkin bread – 8 slices

– Eggs – 2

– Milk – 1/2 cup

– Cinnamon – 1/2 teaspoon

– All spice – 1/4 teaspoon

– A pinch of salt

– Butter – 2 tablespoons

Method:

– Whisk the eggs, milk, cinnamon, all spice powder and salt till you get a fluffy and runny mix.

– Heat the butter on a skillet.

– Dip the bread slices in the egg mixture and cook on medium heat on the skillet until brown on both sides.

– Serve with maple syrup and cream.

Source by Anukriti B Parsai