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Soft Pumpkin Yeast Bread Recipe

Soft Pumpkin Yeast Bread Recipe

This large hearty loaf is a perfect way to round out fall meals. Canned pumpkin, a little brown sugar and ground walnuts give the bread its seasonal flavor and appearance without a lot of fuss on my part.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 3-4 hours YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 cup warm evaporated milk (70° to 80°)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup ground walnuts
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast

Directions

  • 1. In a bread machine pan, place all ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select basic bread setting. Choose crust color and loaf size if available.
  • 2. Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed). Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices).
Editor's Note: We recommend you do not use a bread machine's time-delay feature for this recipe.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 142 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 105 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.