Friday, November 13, 2009

Healthy(er) Pumpkin Bread

2/3 cup unsweetened apple sauce
1 1/3 cup brown sugar
2 cups pumpkin
4 eggs
1 2/3 cup whole wheat flour
1 2/3 cups oat bran
2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
2/3 cup buttermilk

Topping (optional)

- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons flour
- 5 tablespoons brown sugar

- Cream apple sauce, sugar, pumpkin and eggs
- Add dry ingredients alternating with buttermilk
- Pour into greased loaf pans
- Use a pastry cutter or two knives to mix topping ingredients until mixture forms small crumbs
- Top loaves with topping mixture
- Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes

Yield: 2 loaves

- Don't over mix!
- You can substitute cooked squash, zucchini or mashed banana for pumpkin.
- You can also make this as muffins or in two 9x9 baking pans
- This is fat free, high fiber and (without the topping) has half the sugar of regular pumpkin bread.

Submitted by Amy

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