Recipe of the Month
Harvest Pumpkin Loaf
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1 ½ teaspoons salt
¾ teaspoon ground nutmeg
½ teaspoon ground ginger
½ teaspoon ground cloves
½ cup butter
1 1/2 cups of flour
1 cup white sugar
¾ cup canned pumpkin
¾ cup semisweet chocolate chips
¾ cup chopped walnuts
¼ cup powdered sugar
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
¼ cup ground cinnamon
milk or cream
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 9x5 loaf pan
In medium bowl, mix flour, soda, salt, ¾ teaspoon nutmeg, ginger and cloves. Set aside
Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and beat well.
Add flour mixture alternately with pumpkin. Stir in chocolate chips and ½ cup of walnuts.
Pour batter into loaf pan. Sprinkle remaining nuts on top.
Bake for 60-70 minutes until toothpick inserted into center of loaf comes out clean.
Glaze: in medium bowl mix powdered sugar, nutmeg & cinnamon with 1-2 tablespoons of milk or cream.