Perfectly pumpkin

 

This pumpkin loaf flavored with chocolate chips and walnuts is just right for fall, warm from the oven.

This pumpkin loaf flavored with chocolate chips and walnuts is just right for fall, warm from the oven. Photo by: familyfeatures.com

 

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'Tis the season of pumpkin, and this pumpkin loaf will fill the house with the aroma of fall when the warm slices come out of the oven. Top it off with a dollop of butter, or whipped topping.

 

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PUMPKIN LOAF

 

 

Nonstick cooking spray

 

4 eggs

 

3 1/2 cups flour

 

2 teaspoons baking soda

 

2 teaspoons cinnamon

 

1 teaspoon nutmeg

 

1 teaspoon salt

 

2 sticks butter

 

2 cups sugar

 

1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin puree

 

1 cup chocolate chips

 

1 cup walnuts, chopped

 

 

  • Heat oven to 350 F.

     

  • Prepare loaf and muffin pans with nonstick cooking spray. In bowl, whisk eggs. Set aside.

     

  • In separate bowl, sift flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt together. Set aside.

     

  • In another bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add whisked eggs and mix until blended.

     

  • Alternately add flour mixture and pumpkin puree to egg mixture, beating until blended. Fold in chocolate chips and walnuts.

     

  • Pour batter into loaf and muffin pans. Bake 40-45 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pans.

     

     

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