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Healthy Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Pumpkin Bread

This is a must try recipe! Especially perfect in the Fall.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 2 loaves

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup amaranth flour
  • 1 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup arrowroot starch
  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 5 Eggs
  • 1 Banana
  • 7 dates soaked for 10-15 minutes
  • 1/4 cup Water from soaked dates
  • 2 cups plain pumpkin puree not 'pumpkin pie'
  • 1 cup chocolate chips I used 45% Cacao chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour 2 loaf pans. Set aside.
  3. Mix dry ingredients together in a medium bowl.
  4. In a large bowl, mix wet ingredients.
  5. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients 1/3 at a time, mixing in between each addition.
  6. Stir batter until fully incorporated.
  7. Fill pans 3/4 of the way full leaving space for loaves to rise.
  8. Bake large loaves for 120 minutes and smaller loaves for 55-65 minutes, depending on your oven. Maybe 10 minutes before it's ready, start testing it.
  9. Remove loaves from oven. Let cool for 5-10 minutes on a cooling rack.

Recipe Notes

I'm sure you can make this whole loaf with whole wheat flour and if you're in a pinch, all-purpose flour will do. If you can, pump up the nutritional value of your food with the alternative flours mentioned.