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Iced Pumpkin Bread

No recipe image available.Incredibly moist and flavorful, this pumpkin bread has a butter-brown sugar icing spread over the top of the loaf while it is still hot.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 teaspoon baking soda
1/3 cup warm water
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup mashed pumpkin
2 large eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped nuts

1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon milk

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan; set aside.
  2. In small bowl, mix baking soda with 1/3 cup water; set aside.
  3. In large mixing bowl, combine sugar, pumpkin, eggs, oil and vanilla; mixing well. Combine flour, cinnamon, salt and nuts together. Alternately add to pumpkin mixture with soda-water, starting with the flour mixture. Spoon into prepared loaf pan.
  4. Bake for 1 hour or until tested done by inserting wooden pick in center and it comes out clean. Frost loaf while still hot with icing.
  5. For Icing: Combine ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook for 3 minutes.
  6. Allow to cool before serving. Wrap tightly to store.

Makes 1 loaf.