Pumpkin Bread Topped with Crystallized Ginger Healthy Recipe


(makes 2 loaves, approx. 24 slices each)


Ingredients: Nutrition Facts for Pumpkin Bread
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1 can (15 oz.) pumpkin

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1 2/3 cups sugar

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2/3 cup unsweetened applesauce

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1/2 cup low fat milk

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2 teaspoons vanilla

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2 eggs + 4 egg whites

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3 cups all-purpose flour

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2 teaspoons baking soda

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1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

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1/2 teaspoon baking powder

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1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

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vanilla glaze (see recipe below)

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Vanilla glaze:
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small bullet Directions: Thoroughly mix above ingredients in a bowl.


1. Move oven rack to bottom position. Heat oven to 350o. Grease 2 loaf pans, 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 or 9 x 5 x 3″.
2. Mix pumpkin, sugar, applesauce, milk, vanilla and eggs in a large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients except vanilla glaze and ginger.
3. Pour batter evenly into each of the pans. Bake for 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in middle of bread comes out clean.
4. Cool for 10 minutes then loosen bread and cool completely on a wire rack (about 1 hour).
5. Prepare vanilla glaze and drizzle on bread. Sprinkle with chopped crystallized ginger.


Serving Size: 1 slice (89 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount per serving
Calories 166
Calories from fat 21
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 86 mg
Sodium 191 mg
Total Carbohydrates 31 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 16 g
Protein 5 g
Vitamin A 80%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 4%
Iron 8%

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