Monday, September 10, 2007

Pumpkin Bread

Autumn is upon us, and what better for Fall than a delicious Pumpkin Recipe?

Yield: 3 loaves
Prep: 15 minutes plus 1 hour baking

3 1/2 Cups Flour
1 1/2 tsp Salt
2 tsp Soda
3 Cups Sugar
4 eggs
1/2 cup chopped cashews
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp cinnamon
1 Cup extra virgin olive oil
2/3 Cups water
2 Cups cooked, pureed pumpkin

Grease & flour bread pans. Mix all dry ingredients. Stir in liquid. Add nuts. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

How Kids Can Help:
Kids can dump dry ingredients. Kids can help grease pans.

Make it Healthier:
This bread is a great source of beta carotene. To make it even healthier, reduce sugar and replace oil in part or completely with unsweeted applesauce.

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