Cooking with Marlene Koch

Autumn Pumpkin Bread

Makes servings.


Autumn Pumpkin Bread


1. Beat margarine and Equal® until blended in mixer bowl; beat in egg, egg whites, orange extract, and pumpkin. Mix in combined flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices; mix in chopped raisins and chopped pecans.
2. Spread batter evenly in greased loaf pan, 8 ½ x 4 ½ x 2 ½-inches.
3. Bake bread in preheated 350°F (175°C) oven until browned and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 50 to 60 minutes. Cool bread in pan 5 minutes; remove from pan and cool on wire rack.
4. Heat fruit spread until melted in small saucepan; brush on bread and garnish with pecans.

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