Pumpkin Bread

Ingredients:

650 gm pumpkin ( 1 cup pumpkin puree )
2 cups self raising flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp mixed spice powder
2 eggs
100 gm butter, softened
1 1/2 cup brown sugar

Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degree celcius. Grease a loaf pan with butter or spray with baking spray ( or line with baking paper).
  2. Peel and cut pumpkin into pieces and cook it till tender adding little water. Keep it aside to cool.
  3. Then drain the water and grind the cooled pumpkin into smooth puree (about 1 cup). Keep it aside.
  4. Sift together self raising flour, baking soda, ground cinnamon and mixed spice powder and keep it aside.
  5. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  6. Add eggs and beat until well combined. Add pumpkin puree and stir well.
  7. Add the sifted dry ingredients and stir gently to combine. Then transfer the batter into the prepared loaf pan.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for about 50-55 minutes or until the toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  9. Cool for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely… Then slice the bread and serve…

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