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The Best Pumpkin Pecan Quick Bread

Rich and spicy pumpkin bread with a sweet bourbon glaze - this loaf is perfect for holiday giving AND year round eating! You can substitute 1 teaspoon of vanilla for the bourbon if you like. Just add enough extra liquid (water, cream, milk) to make up the difference.
Course Breakfast Bread
Cuisine American - Vintage
Keyword fall, spicy, sweet
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
cool 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 20 servings
Calories 289kcal
Author Marye

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooking oil
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 2 cups mashed cooked pumpkin about 1 15-ounce can
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 teaspooons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle or cayenne optional
  • 1 cup pecans chopped

Glaze

  • 1 cup confecioner's sugar
  • 1 tablespoons to 2 bourbon or enough to make a thick glaze.

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Grease and flour 2 loaf pans.
  • Set aside.
  • Add the cooking oil, brown sugar, and sugar to the bowl of a stand mixer.
  • Beat on medium until well mixed and the sugar starts to dissolve.
  • Add the eggs, water, and bourbon.
  • Beat on medium until very smooth.
  • Stir in the pumpkin.
  • Set aside.
  • Mix dry ingredients.
  • Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients quickly, just until blended.
  • Fold in the pecans.
  • Spoon into the prepared loaf pans and bak for 1 hour 10 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Glaze while slightly warm.

Glaze

  • Mix the bourbon and the confectioner's sugar until smooth, adding the bourbon a little at a time.
  • Spoon over pumpkin bread.

Notes

this was made in 8-1/2 x 4-1/2 sized loaf pans.

Nutrition

Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 270mg | Potassium: 125mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 76.7% | Vitamin C: 1.3% | Calcium: 2.9% | Iron: 9%