Chai Pumpkin Bread

Author Marcella DiLonardo - Modest Marce

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 pinch cracked black pepper
  • 1 cup farmer’s market organic pumpkin purée
  • 1 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs whisked
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons greek-yogurt plain or vanilla
  • Pumpkin seeds for sprinkling

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350(f) degrees. Grease & line a standard loaf pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, cardamom & black pepper.
  3. In a separate large mixing bowl whisk together the pumpkin, brown sugar, oil, eggs, vanilla & yogurt.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients & beat until smooth, about 60 seconds.
  5. Transfer to the prepared loaf pan & sprinkle with pumpkin seeds.
  6. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes, until the top bounces back to touch. Let cool completely before slicing.