Welcome to Pumpkin Season!
Fall is here, which means one thing: pumpkin season has officially started!
In the last few days, I have been sharing with you two pumpkin recipes. Vegan Pumpkin Soup, Pumpkin Pasta Recipe, and Pumpkin Ginger Soup. No, I did not forget pumpkin dessert recipes. There are so many easy and delicious pumpkin dessert recipes I would like to share with you in the next few days and weeks. However, today, I am going to share with you one more unbelievably delicious pumpkin recipe. Best pumpkin bread recipe.
This is the best pumpkin bread recipe I have ever prepared. Fluffy, delicious, and simple. Today, my girlfriend fell in love with me once again, after she tried this super delicious pumpkin bread:).
Ingredients You’ll Need for Best Pumpkin Bread Recipe
For this recipe, we will use Hokkaido pumpkin and some organic ingredients.
- 300 gr (10 ounces) pumpkin
- 500 gr (18 ounces) organic flour
- 125 ml organic milk
- 500 ml water
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 25 gr (90 ounces) organic butter
- 7 gr (0.25 ounces) yeast
One cup of cooked pumpkin (250 grams) contains (approx.):
- Calories: 49
- Fat: 0.2 grams
- Protein: 2 grams
- Carbs: 12 grams
- Fiber: 3 grams
- Vitamin A: 245% of the Reference Daily Intake
- Vitamin C: 19% of the RDI
- Potassium: 16% of the RDI
- Copper: 11% of the RDI
- Manganese: 11% of the RDI
- Vitamin B2: 11% of the RDI
- Vitamin E: 10% of the RDI
- Iron: 8% of the RDI
- Small amounts of magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, folate, and B vitamins.
Health benefits of pumpkin seeds
For this recipe, we will remove the seeds. What can you do with all the seeds? They are totally edible and you can roast them. A one-ounce portion (roughly a quarter cup) of raw pumpkin seeds provides about 150 calories, 15 grams of healthful fat, just a few grams of carbs, and an impressive 8 to 10 grams of plant protein. They’re also nutrient-packed, and health-protective.
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- Peel the pumpkin and cut it into small pieces.
Puree the pumpkin.
Bring the water to a boil and cook the pumpkin for about 10 minutes, until it softens. Take it out of the water, place it in a blender, and puree.
Combine all ingredients.
Place the flour, pumpkin, milk, yeast, butter, sugar, and salt into a large bowl and give it a good mix. You can use your hands or dough kneading machine.
Let the doug rise.
Place your lovely smooth, elastic bread dough in a bowl.
Cover it with plastic wrap or a clean towel, and let rise in a warm place until doubled. 60-90 minutes.
Transfer the dough into a loaf pan.
This is the last step.
Bake for 25-30 minutes (170 degrees = 340 Fahrenheit).
Your delicious pumpkin bread is ready to enjoy.