Pumpkin Oatmeal Bread…An In Season Recipe From Sweet Basil

3…2…1…Let the pumpkin recipes commence!

Pumpkin Oatmeal Bread
Pumpkin Oatmeal Bread

INGREDIENTS

15 ounces puréed pumpkin (or use freshly pureed pumpkin)
4 eggs
2/3 cup canola oil
1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
2/3 cup water
2 1/3 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup organic rolled oats (save 1 teaspoon for sprinkling on top)
1 2/3 cups sugar
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly apply cooking spray to two loaf pans.
  3. Place the pumpkin, eggs, oil, applesauce, and water in a large mixing bowl. Blend it together using a hand mixer until creamy.
  4. Mix the flour, oats, sugar, baking soda, and spices in a smaller mixing bowl.
  5. Add the dry ingredients into the wet, and using a spoon, mix thoroughly until smooth. Pour half the batter into each greased pan. Sprinkle the tops with rolled oats.
  6. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out dry. Allow to cool in the pans before removing.
  7. Try this honey glaze on top for a sweeter treat!

                  Enjoy!                                                                                                  John 6:35

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Recipe post by Tisha Johnson Matthews, of Sweet Basil Farm & Gardens. Recipe courtesy of Pop Sugar and Photo courtesy of Fine Cooking. Special thanks to J. David Matthews, of Barnesville, Georgia for support and patience with all that I try and test.

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