Caramel Swirl Pumpkin Bread

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1 can(s) pumpkin puree
4 eggs, at room temp
1 c vegetable oil
2/3 c water
3 c sugar
3 1/2 c all purpose flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp cloves
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/4 c butter, softend
2 Tbsp pumpkin puree
1 tsp cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 c confectioners' sugar
2 tsp milk, as needed

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Ashley Dearmore Recipe
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A-town, KS
Member Since Jan 2013
Ashley's notes for this recipe:
When it starts to get cold outside I love to start baking sweet breads. The house is all shut up so the scent stays in and makes everything smell amazing! This is a pumpkin bread I’ve made several times, but I like to change up the way its topped. This version is a caramel sauce mixed with a traditional confections sugar icing. Enjoy.. Its great with coffee in the morning.. Mmmm
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Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 2 9×5 or 3 7×3 inch loaf pans.
In a large bowl, mix together pumpkin puree, eggs, oil, water and sugar until well blended. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger. Stir the dry ingredients into the pumpkin mixture until just blended. Pour into the prepared pans.
Bake for about 60 – 75 min in the preheated oven. Loaves are done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
****The center may be a little wet it will finish setting up as it cools.**** I like to do the spring method, where you lightly press on the surface of the bread and if it springs back its cooked through.
Cream together butter and pumpkin puree. Add in cinnamon and vanilla and beat combined. Slowly add confectioner’s sugar and milk. When its thick its done. Spread frosting over the top of the cooled bread.

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user Tina Schmittgens StarBaker - Jan 27, 2013
Looks so good. Can't wait to try! I'm always looking for new recipes.
user Ashley Dearmore Ashleyscooking - Jan 28, 2013
Thank you! Check out my website for more of my recipe ideas.
user Amber Showalter amber78 - Feb 8, 2013
I don't see and thing caramel swirl about it. Lol! Did you forget to list that in the ingredients and directions?
user Sharon Colyer Cmom02 - Oct 1, 2013
She said in her notes, that the caramel was in the topping, & mixed with a confectioner's sugar icing, but she didn't list it as an ingredient. I guess you could look at her website & maybe be able to ask a question there. I would probably just get some caramel ice cream topping, to mix with the icing.
user Barbara Clark Barbara_Clark - Nov 7, 2013
Go to her website and see the rest of the recipe.....homemade carmel sauce drizzled over the frosting. Can't wait to try it.

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