As we speak I’m sharing a brand new vegan Pumpkin Loaf recipe with you guys. This straightforward baking recipe is wealthy in pumpkin taste and golden pumpkin coloration, tremendous fluffy, warmly spiced and holds together so nicely. No mushy, soggy or dense loafing round with this recipe!..
The cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla swirled with wealthy pumpkin taste mainly appears like all issues fall.. a comfy sweater, a brisk crisp breeze, fluffy scarf, a gold and crimson coloured pile of fall leaves crunching beneath sturdy boots, a cluster of pleasant pumpkins on a doorstep, spooky films and possibly a giant cozy blanket ready for you on the sofa.
Fall flavors can do all that, sure?
Even in 2020… Or possibly particularly in 2020!
This Pumpkin Loaf is studded with crunchy walnuts and has a stunning spiced aroma. I used a modest quantity of coconut sugar to sweeten this loaf, although if you would like one thing a bit of sweeter, I’ve a recipe tweak for that. This can be a good fall loaf recipe to pair with nearly any latte or espresso or tea.
Prepared for Fall Baking
Wasn’t it simply spring? No, actually. I feel I skipped summer season this 12 months. Properly, not the loopy heat temperatures. However mainly I’m prepared for fall once more. And meaning fall baking, cans of pumpkin stacked in my pantry and a contemporary jar of pumpkin pie spice.
PSL Season (Doesn’t Want Starbucks)
ICYMI: The Starbucks PSL continues to be not vegan right here within the USA. Oh nicely.
I haven’t been to Starbucks in in all probability ten or eleven months – possibly a 12 months – so I’m already over it. However I do credit score them with enhancing the #PSL temper for this season, 12 months after 12 months. Crimson cups and all.
Yesterday morning I sprinkled some pumpkin pie spice into my latte milk as I baked this Pumpkin Loaf — and I felt a bit rebellious. Why? Properly, it’s not technically fall but. However, sorry summer season, I’m over you and prepared for this fall factor. No matter which will carry… eeks. Suppose good ideas for all of us, sure?
Talking of Starbucks… certainly one of their hottest breads? The Pumpkin Loaf! Additionally it is not vegan. However this one is. And it’s tremendous tasty, pretty and simple to make in about an hour…
Pumpkin Loaf Components
First off we’ve pumpkin puree. I take advantage of canned, however if you wish to be all fancy and do your individual puree from pumpkin cubes, go for it.
Then we’ve the egg replacer. I used my fave JUST Egg, however my second favourite is silken tofu, pureed till easy – plus a pinch of salt. A flax egg would work as nicely. The pumpkin acts so nice as a binder, that the kind of egg replacer you utilize for this loaf isn’t too necessary for binding.
Subsequent up, flour. I’ve been utilizing bread flour for all my loaves this 12 months. It makes them additional sturdy. However sure, all objective flour completely works too. If you need that additional sturdiness to them, add in 1 Tbsp important wheat gluten.
For my pumpkin loaf sweetener, you’ll be able to mess around a bit. I used coconut sugar, which gives a extra gentle sweetness and wonderful caramel taste. If you need one thing sweeter, sub with a white sugar and even maple syrup.
For oil, I used walnut oil. Although safflower or sunflower – or any neutral-ish veggie oil would work. You may add both 1/Four cup or a 1/Three cup of oil can get the identical outcomes. The 1/Three cup quantity makes your bread a bit richer.
After which for pumpkin loaf add-ins, I did uncooked walnuts. You can skip an add-in or strive one other nut like chopped pecans or hazelnuts.
Fluffy pumpkin loaf that’s warmly spiced and a mushy sweetness, good for fall snacking. Vegan baking.
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Servings: 8 slices
- half of cup egg replacer , JUST Egg used – see notes
- 3/4 cup pumpkin puree, unsweetened
- 1 1/4 cups coconut sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- half of cup water
- 1/4 – 1/3 cup vegetable oil, walnut oil used
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 2 1/4 cups bread flour, AP flour can be used
- 3/4 tsp salt
- 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
- 1 tsp cinnamon
Preheat oven to 350 levels and line a loaf baking pan with parchment paper – or grease with oil.
Add all of the moist components to a big mixing bowl. Whisk till easy.
Whisk within the dry components. Stir till easy.
Fold in walnuts.
Spoon the batter into your baking pan.
Bake at 350 levels for about 60-65 minutes or till bread passes the toothpick check.
Take away loaf from oven. Enable loaf to chill in pan for ten minutes. Take away, then permit to chill for at the very least ten minutes earlier than slicing — longer cooling (20-30 minutes) is non-obligatory, however a good suggestion to forestall crumbling.
- half of cup silken tofu, pureed + a pinch of salt
- half of cup flax egg
- half of cup JUST Egg (what I used)
- half of cup apple sauce (will add some further sweetness)
diet estimate | per serving
Energy: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 6g | Fats: 11g | Saturated Fats: 6g | Sodium: 272mg | Potassium: 255mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 3575IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 1mg
Different Pumpkin Recipes…
Give my pumpkin spice cupcakes with cream cheese frosting a strive!
Strive my Toasty Pumpkin Chickpea Fritters…
Or Pumpkin Risotto…
Or my maple pumpkin quesadillas…
Hope you guys are having a superb September. Sending you a number of fall love and recipes as a comfy hug. ~ Okay