Spiced Maple Pecan Pumpkin Bread

Sugar and spice and everything nice -- including pecans, pumpkin puree and maple syrup -- is what this yummy bread is made of! Our quick bread will quickly become a holiday tradition as it encompasses all the warmth, scents and goodness of the season.

1/2 cup butter, softened to room temperature
1 cup pure maple syrup
2  eggs
1 1/4 cups pumpkin puree
1 teaspoon Simply Organic Vanilla Extract
1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
1 teaspoon Frontier Organic Baking Powder
1 tablespoon Simply Organic Pumpkin Pie Spice
1 teaspoon Simply Organic Cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Frontier Sea Salt
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper.
2. In a large bowl cream the butter, maple syrup, eggs, pumpkin, and vanilla.
3. In a separate bowl, with a wire whisk, mix together the flour, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, and salt. Stir in the pecans into the dry mixture.
4. Fold the wet ingredients into the dry, until just fully incorporated. Do not over mix. Spoon into the loaf pan. Bake for 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Ease of Preparation: Easy

Preparation Time: 20 min

Cook Time: 1 hr

Servings: 19

Recipe By: Test Kitchen

Chef Suggestions
Serve with a warm mug of Simply Organic Mulled Cider.

Serve with Pumpkin Butter.

Serve with whipped cream.
Nutrition Facts
As prepared, each serving contains 160 calories, 8g total fat, 30mg cholesterol, 115mg sodium, 21g total carbohydrate and 2g protein.