Deluxe Pumpkin Bread
Deluxe indeed! This is a sweet-spiced pumpkin bread with coconut and toasted walnuts.
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups dark brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 cups pumpkin purée
1 cup vegetable oil
2/3 cup coconut milk
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2/3 cup sweetened flaked coconut
1 cup toasted walnuts, chopped
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour two 8x4x2-inch loaf pans.
- In a large bowl combine the flour, brown sugar, sugar, pumpkin purée, oil, coconut milk, baking soda, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon, stirring until just mixed. Fold in nuts and flaked coconut. Spoon batter into prepared pans.
- Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack for 10 minutes before removing from pan. Cool completely on wire rack. Wrap tightly to store.
Makes 2 (8x4x2-inch) loaves.