Harvest Loaf

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

First sign of Autumn I have several batches of these delicious breads baking to share with friends and my family. I hope you enjoy this bread as much as we do.

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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
2 loaves
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 5 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
2 c
sugar
4
eggs
3 c
ap flour
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
2 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
ground ginger
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
1 1/2 c
semi - sweet chocolate chips
1 1/2 c
chopped pecans - divided
1 1/2 c
canned pumpkin, not mix

SPICED GLAZE

1 c
confectioners' sugar
1/4 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
3 Tbsp
milk or heavy cream

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

Spray 2 - 9 x 5 loaf pans with non stick cooking spray and then flour.
2In a medium bowl, beat butter until smooth. Add sugar; beat until fluffy.

Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
3Sift together dry ingredients; add to butter mixture alternately with pumpkin, ending with flour mixture.
4Stir in chocolate chips and one cup pecans.
5Spoon into pans evenly. Sprinkle with remaining pecans.
6Bake for 65 - 70 minutes, or until pick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes in pans; remove to wire racks.
7Spice glaze:

Mix ingredients together until desired consistency is reached.
8Glaze with spice glaze while still warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American