Pumpkin loaf from September Harvest

29/09/2011 at 12:27 am Leave a comment

“Pumpkin Nut Loaf for Sheila” (my canadian friend Erin used to call me sheila and its her mum’s recipe)

 

Ingredients

3 eggs, well beaten

2 cups of sugar

2 tsp bi-carb soda

1 tsp salt

1 tsp ground cloves

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp ground nutmeg

2/3 cup oil

1 and1/3 cups pumpkin (cooked)

2/3 cup water

2 and 1/4 cup flour

1/2 cup of nuts

I also add about 1/2 cup of chopped dates

 

Method

Combine eggs, sugar, soda, salt, spices and oil. Beat with a whisk. Add pumkin and water, beat. Stir in flour and nuts. Pour into  2well greased/lined  loaf tins (9×5). Before baking, mix up equal parts of ground pecans (or other nuts like walnuts), cinnamon and brown sugar to sprinkle on top (about 2 tbs per loaf) Bake at 180deg for an hour (but check around 45mins).

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