Granny’s Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bread

As a child in Long Island, I remember waking up, seeing a few feet of snow and knowing two things: School would be called off, and my granny would make her amazing pumpkin bread. I could smell it baking in the kitchen, and I knew it was time to run downstairs and enjoy that sweet, homemade treat. It seems that in the winter and over the holidays, families come together to share great food. My granny and mother made amazing meals then, when it was cold outside, and it was during those times that I fell in love with food and cooking.

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As a child in Long Island, I remember waking up, seeing a few feet of snow and knowing two things: School would be called off, and my granny would make her amazing pumpkin bread. I could smell it baking in the kitchen, and I knew it was time to run downstairs and enjoy that sweet, homemade treat. It seems that in the winter and over the holidays, families come together to share great food. My granny and mother made amazing meals then, when it was cold outside, and it was during those times that I fell in love with food and cooking.

I want everyone to have the chance to taste my granny’s food. I want to pass her recipes on to be shared with other families. They’re simple, healthy and delicious recipes made with love and this pumpkin bread is one of her finest creations.

Granny’s Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bread

Prep Time: 11 minutes; Baking Time: 50 minutes

 

Ingredients

Makes 10 servings; serving size is 1/10th loaf

Nonstick cooking spray
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup stevia no-calorie sweetener
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup pumpkin puree
1/2 cup canola oil
1 whole egg
1 egg white
1/3 cup water
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions 

Preheat oven to 350°F.  Spray a 9″ x 5″ x 3″ loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray. In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients in the order listed, stirring after each addition. Stir only enough to combine ingredients into a smooth batter. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 45–50 minutes.


Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:

Calories: 142
Carbohydrate: 10g
Protein: 3g
Fat: 10g
Saturated fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 21mg
Sodium: 292mg
Fiber: 1g

Blog written by Charles Mattocks
Charles Mattocks, aka The Poor Chef, has made a name for himself as the author of Eat Cheap but Eat Well. His meals are healthy,...