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Pumpkin Walnut Bread

This Pumpkin Walnut Bread is a delightful Fall treat that is not overly sweet and made seeds, nuts and whole wheat flour!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pumpkin Bread
Servings: 10 slices
Author: Silvia Ribas


  • 9 x 5 loaf pan


  • 1 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp flaxseed
  • 1 tsp each cinnamon, baking powder and baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds


  • Pre-heat oven to 350F degrees. Line a 9 x 5 loaf pan with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl add in all the dried ingredients and whisk to combine.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the eggs, oil, and maple syrup until combined. Stir in lemon zest, vanilla and pumpkin puree.
  • Pour flour mix into egg bowl and stir until no white streaks remain. Fold in 1/2 cup walnuts.
  • Pour batter on to loaf pan and add remaining walnuts and pumpkin seeds on top. Bake for 45-48 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the center.
  • Remove from oven and allow it to cool down before serving.