1 Tb (for greasing pans)
3 eggs, brown or white (free-range, organic)
3 cups organic sugar (or substitute 2 cups maple syrup, agave nectar, or honey)
2 cups organic pumpkin purée
2 tsp organic vanilla extract (aluminum-free preferred)
3 cups, all-purpose organic flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt, fine
1 tsp nutmeg, ground
1 tsp cinnamon, ground
1 tsp cloves, ground
1 tsp allspice, ground
Optional: 1 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped (best to get raw pecans, roast them and then chop & add)
(Makes 8+ Servings)
Directions: Preheat oven to 350°F.
Grease bread loaf or other baking pans with 1 Tb Nature's Approved® Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, and flour lightly, to prevent sticking when removing the bread. (If you want to roast whole Walnuts or Pecans, roast for 10 minutes now).
In a large bowl, mix together Nature's Approved® Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, eggs, sugar, pumpkin and vanilla.
Combine and stir together flour, baking soda, and spices in a separate bowl with a fork or spoon.
Add dry ingredients to pumpkin mixture until fully incorporated. Fold in chopped nuts, if desired.
Bake for 1 hour 10 minutes checking for doneness with a toothpick or a knife.
This bread smells magnificent baking in the oven- try it for Thanksgiving, holiday celebrations, family get-togethers, after-school snacks, or as a basic dessert (with ice cream).