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!
Servings: 10 slices
- 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.