Quick and easy spiced roasted pumpkin bread is mouthwatering and easy to make. This bread gives you a warm fall season feel and can be made any time of year for whenever it is needed. Pumpkins are always readily available in stores whether freshly cut or canned. Should you make this bread? Let us see why you should.
What is Roasted Pumpkin bread?
A moist loaf of bread with a cakey feel made using roasted pumpkin, which is then pureed and added to the bread mixture. Using canned pumpkins may work but will not give you that roasted flavor.
However, if liquid smoke is available near you, it would be a great addition to enhance the flavor. Other ingredients such as nuts, raisins, and a variety of dried fruits can also be added to the batter for crunch and texture.
Facts about Roasted pumpkin bread and its Origin
During the Fall, October, and November, pumpkins are widely available to make a variety of dishes, juices, pies, puddings, cakes even bread. Pumpkins are apart of the squash family.
Its seeds are edible and sold as nuts. These have a great source of iron and vitamins. Architects found traces of pumpkin vines in an ancient ruin in the Southwestern region of the United States 800 years ago.
When can this Roasted pumpkin bread be eaten?
Pumpkin bread is best during the fall season when fresh pumpkin is widely available. Cream cheese is added to these slices at dinner parties as a Pastry option.
What pairs well with Pumpkin Bread?
Cinnamon cream cheese, apple butter glaze, and Nutella compliments roasted pumpkin bread. Its warm earthy flavors go well with anything sweet and creamy.
How do the main ingredients work?
(Pumpkin Puree) This is the base ingredient that has to roast then blended for a smooth feel. It adds that earthy flavor to the bread.
(Eggs) Eggs contribute to the crust color, adds moisture to the bread, and helps with the structure. Egg protein coagulates to give baked products its form.
(Baking Soda) Acts as the leavening agent in the bread.
How did we do it?
Combine all your dry ingredients then all your wet ingredients in different bowls. Gradually add both mixtures until evenly incorporated. Pour batter in a loaf tin and bake. It is that simple. Now, it is your turn to try this loaf of deliciousness!
Why should you make this roasted pumpkin bread?
Pumpkin has many health benefits that build the immune system.
Rich in vitamin A, C, and beta carotene.
Great superfood for poor eyesight.
Pumpkin has Low-calorie content that may promote weight loss.
All the great reasons to try this flavorful pumpkin bread!
Coagulate – The change of a liquid to a solid. In this recipe, the protein in the eggs coagulate or come together to give the bread structure.
Puree – The process of blending cooked foods into a smooth liquid.
Earthy flavor – These are flavors that have a taste that resembles where they come from, beetroots and pumpkin.
Question and Answer
Q – How long will this pumpkin bread last?
A – This bread has a shelf life of 1- 2 days at room temperature. It stays up to a week wrapped in the fridge.
With authentic ingredients, we’ve put together the very best recipe for you to indulge.
- 1 cup pumpkin (Roasted and pureed)
- 2tsp pumpkin spice
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 2 eggs
- 1/3 cup water
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1tbsp vanilla
- pinch of salt
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- Whisk sugar, baking soda, flour, salt, and pumpkin spice in a large mixing bowl.
- Fold in roasted pumpkin puree, eggs, oil, water, and vanilla.
- Pour batter in a 9*5 loaf tin that is greased and lined with parchment paper.
- Bake for an hour at 350 degrees F, until a toothpick that has been inserted comes out clean.
- Ensure the top is not jelly but springs back after touching it with your fingers.
Roasted pumpkin will give more flavor because the dry heat added enhances the taste and the fact that some of the water will be removed from the pumpkin it's flavor will be more concentrated.
You may roast your pumpkin in bulk long before you are ready to bake and store it in the refrigerator. Use a bit for different purposes as you desire. For instance, you could just take out a cup and through it in the blender to make your puree for this delicious Roasted Pumpkin Pumpkin Bread.