Karen Mace

This is a flavorful pumpkin bread. It can be served with fresh whipped cream.


12 servings


2¾ cups all purpose flour. 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice. ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon. 2 teaspoons baking soda. 1 teaspoon salt. 2¾ cups sugar. 1 15 oz canned pumpkin. 4 eggs. ¾ cup vegetable oil. ½ cup water.1 tablespoon vanilla extract. Ingredients for maple glazed pecans: 1 cup chopped pecans. ½ cup maple syrup. ½ cup sugar. 1 tablespoon softened butter.

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees. grease and flour 2 9x5 in. loaf pans.In medium saucepan, put the maple syrup, and sugar together and stir. Heat on medium-high heat until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and add pecans and softened butter. Stir and pour into a strainer until all the syrup mixture has gone. Place the pecans on a plate until ready to use. You can save the remainder of the syrup for glaze. Combine flour,pumpkin pie spice,cinnamon, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Combine sugar,pumpkin,eggs,oil, water and vanilla extract in large mixing bowl. Beat with mixer until well blended. Pour the flour mixture into the mixing bowl with pumpkin mixture. Mix on low speed until blended. Fold the maple glazed pecans into the batter and pour into prepared loaf pans. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let cool for 10 min. Remove loaves from pan. If you wish pour the leftover maple glaze over the loaves. Slice and serve.