Warm Pumpkin-Blueberry Bread, Slow Cooker

Annacia *

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This sweet, buttery bread with a biscuitlike texture is delicately spiced. Use fresh blueberries, if possible, but if you only have frozen berries like me, stir them into the batter without thawing them.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

2 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

nonstick cooking spray
3/4 c
canned pumpkin
1/2 c
half-and-half
2 Tbsp
packed brown sugar
2 c
all-purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 tsp
pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp
salt
1/4 c
cold butter, cubed
3/4 c
fresh blueberries
1 Tbsp
all-purpose flour
1/2 c
maple syrup
2 Tbsp
melted butter
1/2 c
chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Coat a 4-quart oval slow cooker with cooking spray. In a medium bowl stir together pumpkin, half-and-half, and brown sugar; set aside.
2
In a large bowl stir together the 2 cups flour, the baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, and salt.
Using a pastry blender, cut in the 1/4 cup cold butter until pieces are pea-size.
Add pumpkin mixture all at once to flour mixture.
Stir just until combined.
In a small bowl combine blueberries and the 1 tablespoon flour; toss until berries are coated.
Fold berries into flour mixture.
3
Spoon mixture into prepared slow cooker.
Pour maple syrup and the 2 tablespoons melted butter over mixture in slow cooker; sprinkle with pecans
4
Cover and cook on high-heat setting for 2 to 2-1/2 hours.
Turn off slow cooker.
Carefully remove lid so condensation from lid does not drip onto bread.
Cover opening of slow cooker completely with paper towels; place lid on top.
Cool for 30 to 45 minutes.
Serve bread warm from slow cooker.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Soy Free