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Pumpkin bread

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Pumpkin bread

Method

For the pumpkin puree

  • Add plenty of water into a pot and place it over high heat to boil.
  • Peel the pumpkin, remove its seeds, cut it into 2-3 cm irregular pieces and add them to the pot to boil for 20-25 minutes until tender.
  • Drain the pumpkin pieces and allow to drain completely for 10 minutes by pressing them lightly with the back of a spoon to remove the excess moisture.
  • Transfer the pumpkin pieces to a food processor and beat for a few seconds until you get a smooth puree.

For the bread

  • Preheat the oven to 180οC (350ο F) set to fan.
  • Butter and flour a 10x22 cm loaf tin and set it aside until needed.
  • In a bowl mix the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, allspice, and ginger.
  • In another bowl add the pumpkin puree, sugar, sunflower oil, eggs, and walnuts.
  • Whisk well until homogenized, and then pour the dry ingredients into the bowl with the wet ingredients. 
  • Whisk well until you get a smooth batter. 
  • Pour the batter into the loaf tin and bake in the oven for 50-60 minutes, until the surface of the bread is golden.
  • Take the bread out of the oven, set it on a rack to cool completely, and then take it out of the loaf tin.

For the coating

  • In a bowl add the honey, butter, cinnamon, and mix with a spoon until you get a smooth mixture. 
  • Remove the seeds of the apple, cut it into 4 then into thin 0.5 cm slices.
  • Cut the bread into slices and spread the coating you prepared over the slices.
  • Decorate with the apple slices, sprinkle with cinnamon, and serve.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

511
Calories (kcal)
26 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

27.0
Total Fat (g)
39 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

6.8
Saturated Fat (g)
34 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

58.0
Total Carbs (g)
22 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

39.0
Sugars (g)
43 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

7.4
Protein (g)
15 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

1.9
Fibre (g)
8 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.74
Sodium (g)
12 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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