Straightforward and Nutritious Recipe to Make Bread at Home

by Anukriti Parsai

Bread is among the most easy to prepare and filling snacks you can make at home. I find making breads a very calming process and the end results are very lip smacking. I attempt to make my pumpkin bread recipe as easy as possible in order that they do not take much time in which to prepare. You should try out the following healthy pumpkin bread recipe .

Items needed:

- 3 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour

- 1 big spoon of baking powder

- 2 spoons of sodium bicarbonate

- 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

- 1 little spoon of ground nutmeg

- 1/2 spoon of all spice powder

- 1 cup of coarse-grained sugar

- 1/2 cup of egg replacer (you need to use flaxseed powder too)

- 1/2 cup of canola oil

- 1/2 cup of low-fat buttermilk (I love to use home made and fresh buttermilk; I have added the buttermilk recipe below)

- 2 sizeable eggs

- 2/3 cup of water

- 1 tin of pumpkin

- 1/3 cup of cut pecans or walnuts

For buttermilk:

- 1 cup of fat free milk

- 1 spoon of lemon juice or vinegar


For the buttermilk:

- Add the vinegar to the milk and stir well.

- Let the mix stand for 5 to 10 minutes.

- Stir once more and you have your fresh buttermilk prepared.

This recipe is enough for 2 9-inch breads.

- Grease and flour 2 9x5 in. bread-baking dishes.

- Heat the oven to 350F.

- In a bowl, take the eggs and egg replacer and blend them at low speed to get a fluffy mix.

- Add the sugar and blend at medium speed to melt the sugar.

- Add the canola oil to the mix and mix to emulsify the mix.

- Add the fresh buttermilk to the above mix and blend on medium speed.

- In a clean bowl, take the pumpkin and water.

- Blend the pumpkin mix for approximately 2 minutes to get a smooth puree.

- Add the pumpkin puree to the egg-oil mix and mix more to get a smooth liquid.

- Mix all the dry ingredients together.

- Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, 1/4 cup at a time. Blend well at medium speed after each addition. At the end you will get a smooth batter.

- Pour the batter in the greased baking dishes.

- Speckle the cut walnuts on the bread batter.

- Bake in the preheated range at 350F for about 50 minutes.

- Cover the bread with silver foil and bake for another 10 minutes.

- Take from the stove and cool in the pan for 10 minutes.

- Remove from the pan and cool the bread on a wire rack.

You can safely wrap the cooled bread in plastic wrap and store in the fridge for roughly a month.

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