Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Cranberry Pumpkin Tea Bread | 7 comments:



Tried this tea bread with the balance of pumpkin after cooking pumpkin rice.  The squash helps the loaf stay deliciously moist and the cinnamon blends well with the pumpkin flavour.







Yummy ....... easy to make, yet easier to eat

Recipe for Cranberry Pumpkin Tea Bread

Ingredients
9 oz Plain Flour
2  Teasp. Baking Powder
1  Teasp Cinnamon
1/2  Teasp Salt
2 eggs
4 oz Brown Sugar
15 oz Pumpkin Puree
1/2  Cup Canola Oil
60 gm dried Cranberries - chopped 
and coated with a bit of flour from above
1  Teasp Vanilla

Method
Grease an 8.5 x 4.5 x 3 inches loaf dish
Sift the flour with the baking powder, salt and mix in cinnamon
Cream eggs and sugar till fluffy, light and creamy
Add oil, vanilla and mix well
Add pumpkin puree, mix thoroughly
Fold in sifted flour, mix well
Fold in dried cranberries, mix thoroughly
Bake in preheated oven @ 180 deg C
for about 1 hour
Test with skewer till it comes out clean

Note :  Any excess pureed pumpkin can be freezed for future use


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7 comments:

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  1. That looks very moist and healthy. I would definitely love that. But if I make I'll leave out the cinnamon cos my family dislike it. Thanks for sharing

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  2. Looks fab! I will love to have a piece or 2 of that.

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  3. Hi
    penny aka jeroxie
    Will send to you via HP Deskjet!

    MaryMoh
    Yup, some people dislike cinnamon, I wasn't up to it before, but after reading about the goodness of cinnamon, I've grown to like it,bit by bit. It's supposed to lower cholesterol.

    thisvegetarianlife
    I just ransacked my fridge and found cranberries and sultanas, so decided to try out with cranberries. Didn't regret though!

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  4. Looks moist, I bet the slightly sour taste of the cranberry adds a nice balance to the sweetness of the bread, and richness of the pumpkin purée.

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  5. The bread looks really moist due to the pumpkin. I bet it tasted absolutely wonderful and I love cinnamon!

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  6. Mmmm, will try this if I can get hold of dried cranberries, Nice!

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  7. Hi
    Laura
    Ya, they blend very well, sweet pumpkin and slightly sourish cranberries.

    My Little Space
    Ya, it's moist, my chef neighbour gave me the thumbs up.

    Pete
    Yes, do try it out, good combination, and thanks for dropping by.

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