Pumpkin Apple Bread

Pumpkin Apple Bread

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SERVINGS

Makes 2 loaves

INGREDIENTS

Bread

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 3 tsp pumpkin spice*
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 eggs at room temperature
  • 15 oz can pumpkin puree
  • 3/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 apples, peeled and diced

Maple Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • Water
DIRECTIONS

Preheat the oven to 350 and grease two loaf pans.

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, pumpkin spice and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, pumpkin, oil and sugars. Mix until combined.
  3. Gradually add the dry ingredients and blend until combined.
  4. Fold in the diced apple.
  5. Divide batter evenly between the two loaf pans.
  6. Bake loaves for 50-60 minutes or until a tester inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  7. Cool on a wire rack before removing from the pan.
  8. To make the glaze, whisk together the sifted powder sugar and maple syrup. If the glaze is too thick, add water, one teaspoon at a time, until the desired consistency is reached.
  9. Drizzle the glaze over the loaves.
  10. *Note: To make your own pumpkin pie spice, combine one teaspoon each cinnamon and ginger with one-half teaspoon each allspice, cloves and nutmeg.