Pumpkin Banana Bread – Chocolate Coated Katie

This gentle and moist pumpkin banana bread recipe combines candy cinnamon, ginger, and pumpkin pie spice for the final word Fall impressed wholesome breakfast.

Pumpkin Banana Bread

Wholesome pumpkin banana bread

When you love pumpkin, it’s essential do this pumpkin banana bread.

The scrumptious recipe is packed with two complete cups of pumpkin and banana, including unbelievable moisture, softness, and taste, with out all the additional fats.

I’ve already made the traditional pumpkin recipe 5 occasions this yr, with no plans to cease. It’s great for breakfast, snack, dessert, or something in between.

And leftover banana bread slices freeze properly too!

You might also like these Candy Potato Brownies

Vegan Banana Pumpkin Quick Bread

Recipe ideas and methods

When including the dry elements to the liquid, don’t over combine.

As a substitute, stir the batter solely till simply evenly mixed. This guards towards over activating the gluten.

It additionally prevents too many air bubbles from being launched into the dough, inflicting powerful, dense, and overly chewy closing outcomes.

My conventional banana bread recipes constantly come out completely after forty minutes within the oven. On account of local weather, humidity, elevation, and uncalibrated oven temperature variations, yours might must bake just a little longer.

Don’t open the oven even a crack till the cooking time is up. Each time a scorching oven door is opened, the inner temperature can lower by twenty levels or extra.

This pumpkin banana fast bread makes an excellent wholesome snack or dessert. Flip it right into a excessive protein breakfast by serving alongside Greek yogurt or Tofu Scramble.

Unfold with almond butter, Coconut Butter, pumpkin butter, or cream cheese if desired. When you love chocolate, the loaf is unbelievable with Home made Nutella.

Lastly, be sure you eat a copious quantity of chocolate chips whereas baking, to make up for all of these energy you’re burning!

Leftover pumpkin? Make Applesauce Muffins

Organic Pumpkin Banana Bread Ingredients

Simple pumpkin banana bread elements

It is a good way to make use of up canned pumpkin and ripe bananas.

To make the recipe, you want flour, floor cinnamon, powdered ginger, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda, baking powder, salt, sweetener of selection, milk of selection or water, pure vanilla extract, optionally available oil and huge or mini chocolate chips, and naturally the mashed banana and pumpkin puree.

You possibly can roast your personal pumpkin to make do-it-yourself pumpkin puree. Or go along with the simple possibility of shopping for common or natural canned pumpkin puree on the grocery retailer.

For vegan pumpkin banana bread, use your favourite dairy free and plant primarily based milk of selection, akin to almond milk or coconut milk. There are not any eggs and no butter required.

Be happy to sprinkle in a handful of walnuts, pecans, shredded coconut, or raisins.

No pumpkin readily available? An equal quantity of roasted mashed candy potato or winter squash (akin to butternut squash) are nice substitutions.

Kinds of flour that work embody spelt, white, or oat flour. Some manufacturers of all objective gluten free flour additionally work, and there’s a flourless possibility included beneath. I’ve not tried complete wheat flour and wouldn’t suggest coconut flour right here.

Grain free possibility: Almond Flour Banana Bread

Pumpkin banana fast bread recipe video

Watch the step-by-step recipe video, above

The recipe was impressed by my Wholesome Banana Bread and Carrot Cake Banana Bread.

Including further cinnamon and pumpkin took it excessive in deliciousness.

This specific model is arms down the most effective banana bread recipe I’ve tried to date.

banana bread batter

How one can make pumpkin banana bread

Begin by gathering the entire elements and greasing a 9×5 inch loaf pan.

I additionally like so as to add a chunk of parchment paper to the underside of the pan, as a result of this helps the do-it-yourself pumpkin banana cake loaf come out simply after it’s baked.

Preheat the oven to 350 levels Fahrenheit. Whisk the mashed banana, pureed pumpkin, pure vanilla extract, and different liquid elements in a big mixing bowl.

The dry elements might be mixed forward of time in a separate bowl. Or flip it right into a one bowl recipe by stirring the dry elements straight into the blending bowl.

Stir the entire elements collectively, then clean the banana bread batter into the ready baking pan.

If desired, sprinkle chopped nuts, coconut flakes, pumpkin seeds, or chocolate chips on high of the pumpkin bread. Place the loaf pan on the middle rack of the oven.

Bake the short bread for 45 minutes or till the pumpkin banana loaf is golden in shade and has domed on high. A toothpick inserted into the middle of the bread ought to come out principally clear.

Take away the loaf pan from the oven, and let the recipe cool earlier than going across the sides with a knife and popping the bread out of the pan.

If you’re a real pumpkin lover, serve the short bread with a Pumpkin Spice Latte.

Healthy Pumpkin Banana Bread Breakfast Loaf

How one can retailer pumpkin banana bread

As soon as cooled, I prefer to loosely cowl the recipe on the counter or within the fridge and let it sit within the pan in a single day.

The style and texture are even higher the subsequent day, as a result of extra moisture evaporates, leading to a lightweight and fluffy pumpkin loaf.

This makes a unbelievable vacation present and might be wrapped up and given to family and friends who dwell regionally. When you select in a single day delivery, it will also be shipped to mates who dwell additional away.

And if you’re tasked with bringing a dish to share at a brunch or a potluck celebration, the wholesome pumpkin recipe is straightforward to move and all the time a success with visitors.

For optimum freshness, it’s best to refrigerate any leftovers after a day. In a coated container within the fridge, the loaf ought to keep good for as much as 4 days.

You might also slice and freeze leftover banana bread for as much as three months in an hermetic coated container. Place a layer of parchment paper in between slices, so they don’t stick collectively.

Thaw frozen pumpkin banana bread slices on the countertop, or in a microwave, range high, or a heat oven earlier than serving.

For a excessive protein possibility, do this Protein Banana Bread

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