Posted in Bake, Quick Breads, Side Dishes

Pumpkin Bread


Pumpkin Bread

Here’s is a recipe that I have been baking for over 10 years and it has never failed me.  It’s always sweet, moist and delicious.

You can choose to make it with or without the cream cheese frosting.  Here are both options.

Enjoy…

Serves 16

Preheat oven to 350o

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time 50 – 60 minutes

Estimated values per serving:

Calories = 180                      Fat = 2 grams                        Points: 4

Cake Ingredients:

3       cups flour

1/2 cup Stevia for cooking

1       cup sugar

½      cup raisins

2       teaspoons baking soda

½      teaspoon salt

1       teaspoon ground cinnamon

½      teaspoon cloves

½      teaspoon baking powder

1       Tablespoons low calorie/low fat butter spread, melted

1       cup egg substitute

1/3 cup unsweetened apple sauce

1       can (15 oz.) pumpkin puree

Directions for Cake:

  1. Grease the bottoms only of 2 loaf pans.
  2. Beat all ingredients in a large bowl on low speed, scraping bowl, for 30 seconds.
  3. Beat on medium speed for 45 seconds more.
  4. Pour into pans and bake for 50-60 minutes.
  5. Cool 10 minutes.  Loosen sides and remove pans.

Pumpkin Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting

Serves 16

Preheat oven to 350o

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time 50 – 60 minutes

Estimated values per serving:

Calories = 280                      Fat = 5 grams                        Points: 6

Cake Ingredients:

3       cups flour

2       cups sugar

½      cup raisins – chopped

2       teaspoons baking soda

½      teaspoon salt

1       teaspoon ground cinnamon

½      teaspoon cloves

½      teaspoon baking powder

1      Tablespoon low calorie/low fat butter spread

1       cup egg substitute

1       jar (4 ounces) baby carrot puree

1       can (15 oz.) pumpkin puree

Directions for Cake:

  1. Grease the bottoms only of 2 loaf pans.
  2. Beat all ingredients in a large bowl on low speed, scraping bowl, for 30 seconds.
  3. Beat on medium speed for 45 seconds more.
  4. Pour into pans and bake for 50-60 minutes.
  5. Cool 10 minutes.  Loosen sides and remove pans.

Frosting Ingredients:

½      cup powdered sugar

1       Tablespoon grated lemon peel

1       (8-ounce block) low fat cream cheese – softened

Directions for frosting:

  1. While bread is baking, prepare frosting.
  2. Place powder sugar lemon rind and cream cheese in a bowl; beat in a mixer at medium speed until smooth.
  3. Cool completely before spreading cream cheese frosting.

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