Spiced Pumpkin Loaf

As heavenly as Banana or Carrot Cake, why not spice things up with this intricate loaf cake – it’s full of pumpkin and spice and all things nice! The perfect recipe for a cozy Autumn afternoon. Thanks to our friends at Nordic Ware Australia for the recipe and photograph.

Prep:
15 min
Cook:
40 min
Serves:
8-10

Ingredients

  1. 1½ cup flour
  2. 1 tsp baking soda
  3. 1/2 tsp baking powder
  4. 2 tsp cinnamon
  5. 1 tsp ground ginger
  6. 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  7. 1/2 tsp salt
  8. 3/4 cup sugar
  9. 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  10. 1 tsp Queen Vanilla Bean Paste
  11. 1 cup canned pumpkin (or fresh pumpkin cooked and puréed)
  12. 1/2 cup butter, melted and slightly cooled
  13. 2 eggs
  14. 3/4 cup milk
  15. Icing sugar (for dusting)

Method

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 175°C then grease and flour the pan.

  2. Step 2

    In a bowl combine flour, baking powder, soda, spices and salt, set aside.

  3. Step 3

    In a large bowl combine sugars, vanilla, pumpkin, eggs and butter until smooth. Add the flour mixture and milk, and combine all ingredients.

  4. Step 4

    Pour the batter into prepared pan and tap on counter gently to remove bubbles. Bake for 40-50 minutes or until an inserted skewer comes out clean.

  5. Step 5

    Cool loaf on a rack for 10 minutes, then turn out onto the rack to cool completely. Dust with icing sugar to serve.

Thanks to our friends at Nordic Ware Australia for the recipe and photograph. View the original here. 

This cake was baked in a Nordic Ware Botanical Pumpkin Loaf Pan. 

Available online at nordicware.com.au