Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Pumpkin Nut Bread



With the holidays coming fast and furious, it's always good to have something made and stored in the freezer for drop in guests or  to give as little gifts.



Since there was a big can of pumpkin in the pantry, I decided to get ahead of the rush and make some pumpkin nut breads.


Because the recipe called for 15 ounces of pumpkin, and I had a can of 29 ounces, I doubled the recipe.

That made a lot of batter so I had to scarf up every pan available!



The recipe stated it the world's best pumpkin nut bread recipe but it wasn't or at least not in my opinion. 


The breads will taste good toasted or spread with honey butter. 

Come to think of it, a little creamcheese with maple syrup mixed in would be good, too!


The loaves are now wrapped in aluminum foil in the freezer.



WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE KIND OF SWEET BREAD?

14 comments:

diane.stetson said...

I do not care for anything made with pumpkin ..my favorite is banana or date nut bread..those are really yummy and you don't need anything for a topping.

Bookie said...

Wow, you do have a head start! Looks good...I like pumpkin bread at this time of year.

Joyful said...

Pumpkin is great in muffins and spice loaves. Too bad your recipe wasn't quite what you'd hoped. I like pumpkin loaves myself or banana bread.

Marta said...

Hello from Spain: my favorite is the walnut. You are an expert cook desserts. Very appetizing. Keep in touch

Jeanette Ann O'Donnell said...

MMm they look delicious and would certainly feed a crowd. I love having plenty in the freezer too for emergencies. I baked 3 loaves of seed bread, 2 tea cakes and a dozen scones today. Son and grandson polished off the scones when they popped in for a cuppa. Lucky I froze a tray full ready to be cooked in a jiffy.
The tea cake is like a fruit bread and is so easy to make. I'll post the recipe this week. xx

Linda O'Connell said...

I love lemon poppyseed, but pumpking nut is a close second. Yours looks yummy. My problem is, I would eat it daily.

Nellie said...

What a lot of loaves you have from that one recipe!

I'd have to say that my favorite is cranberry bread!

Ruth Ann said...

My favorite is Orange Cranberry Nut Bread - yum.

Chatty Crone said...

I can't believe you said that they weren't good - they sure look good. Ever see the butter than come with some cinnamon and sugar in it? I bet that would just taste awesome.

My favorite is pumpkin bread too.

sandie

Linda @ A La Carte said...

I am a Banana Nut Bread gal! Love other kinds also but that is for sure my favorite. I like pumpkin bread soemtimes. Sorry this wasn't a great recipe. Still it looks good!

Lady Linda said...

I have to confess I love pumpkin bread! It is my favorite. Your bread looks yummy....sorry it wasn't what you were hoping for! Hoping for a new freezer for next year. Need to have things on hand as you do.
Love,
Linda

Haddock said...

Now that is mouth watering.
Wrong time to read this post :-(

Merlesworld said...

It all looks good if I lived in your country I would visit.
Merle...........

Red Rose Alley said...

This looks delicious, Susan. I love anything pumpkin this time of year. My favorite sweet bread would probably be banana nut bread. Sometimes I put chocolate chips in it.

Love,
~Sheri

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