Step 1: You will need
- 210 g flour
- half tsp salt
- 200 g sugar
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 300 g pumpkin puree, method can be found in the recipe for pumpkin pie
- 60 ml olive oil
- 60 ml vegetable oil
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 60 ml orange juice
- one third tsp nutmeg
- one third tsp cinnamon
- one third tsp allspice
- 75 g walnuts, roughly chopped
- 1 whisk
- 1 spoon
- 1 1 litre bread loaf tin, buttered and floured
- 1 large bowl
- 1 small bowl
Step 2: Preheat the oven
Set the temperature to 180ºC, or gas mark 4.
Step 3: Mix the wet ingredients
In the small bowl mix the pumpkin puree, olive oil, vegetable oil, eggs and orange juice. Stir well and set aside.
Step 4: Mix the dry ingredients
In the large bowl mix the flour, sugar, salt, baking soda and the three spices.
Step 5: Mix the wet and dry ingredients
Pour the wet mixture into the large bowl with the dry ingredients and briefly mix. Finally, add the chopped walnuts.
Step 6: Transfer to the baking tin and bake
Spoon the mixture out into the tin, place it in the centre of the oven and bake for 50 minutes.
Step 7: Remove from the oven
After 50 minutes, check that the bread is ready. Insert a wooden skewer into the centre. If it comes out clean remove from the oven and set aside to cool.
Step 8: Serve
When the bread has cooled, take it out of the tin, slice and serve.