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Golden Pumpkin Loaf

Golden Pumpkin LoafThese velvety moist pumpkin loaves are great to make any time. They make a perfect snack, or give them as a gift during the holidays.

Recipe developed by JoAnna Lund, author of Healthy Exchanges Cookbooks.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/3 cup plain fat-free yogurt
1 tablespoon no-fat sour cream
2 cups pumpkin purée
3 large eggs or egg substitute equivalent
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup Splenda® Granular
1 tablespoon plus1 teaspoon baking powder
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
1 cup raisins
1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Spray two 9x5x3-inch loaf pans with butter-flavored cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Blend yogurt, sour cream, pumpkin, eggs and vegetable oil in a large mixing bowl. Add flour, Splenda® Granular, baking powder and pumpkin pie spice. Stir well. Add raisins and walnuts. Stir until just blended.
  3. Spread batter into prepared pans. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  4. Cool and cut each loaf into eight thick slices.

Makes 2 loaves (16 servings). Serving Size 1 slice

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe): Total Calories 180, Calories from fat 50, Total fat 6 g, Saturated fat 1 g, Cholesterol 40 mg, Sodium 80 mg, Total Carbohydrate 27 g, Dietary Fiber 2 g, Sugars 9 g, Protein 4 g.

Exchanges Per Serving: 2 starches, 1 fat.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at