Pumpkin Date Bread

Pumpkin Date Bread

"Fall and Halloween are a time of harvest, and what better opportunity to combine two of the season's bounties - pumpkin and apples - to make this delightful quick bread? The brown sugar and nut topping gives it the finishing touch. -Helen Phillips, Horseheads, New York"
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1 h 10 m servings
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Original recipe yields 32 servings

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; mix well. Combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and baking powder; gradually add to pumpkin mixture and mix well. Stir in dates and pecans. Pour into two greased 9-in. x 5-in. x 3-in. loaf pans.
  2. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350 degrees F for 55-65 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 15 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.

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Five stars because the recipe is perfect exactly as written! No changes, except that I used 3tsp of pumpkin pie spice because I was running low on cinnamon, and I made muffins because I prefer t...

Delicious. I only have one loaf pan so I made half the batch in muffin pans and found they came out more moist. I will definitely make this again, however, I will probably always make this as ...

Really good. I love that it uses apples, pumpkin, dates, and nuts. It makes it somewhat nutritious, right??? As another reviewers stated, it turned out better for me in muffin form than in a l...

I have made this recipe for the last several years at Thanksgiving and it is always a hit. It is very moist, and the topping is just the right combo of sweet/crunch. Those who don't like nuts ...

Mmmmmm good! Only made two changes--an extra tsp of cinnamon in the batter and two cups of chopped dates (just like them). Smells heavenly, too!

THIS RECKIPE WAS DELICIOUS. I MADE ONE BREAD AND THE REST OF THE BATTER INTO MUFFINS. I FOLLOWED THE RECIPE EXACTLY. BOTH THE BREAD AND THE MUFFINS WERE MOIST AND FLAVORFUL. I WILL DEFINIELY MAK...

This recipe is delicious and filling...a real crowd pleaser!

Fabulous recipe, even with substitutions.

Excellent!! Made in a bundt pan instead of loaves and served with brunch.....everyone loved it...especially my dad who loves dates. My only change was to use homemade pumpkin pie spice instead o...

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