Autumn Pumpkin Bread

Autumn Pumpkin Bread


1/4 cup margarine, softened
10-3/4 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes
or 36 packets Equal? sweetener
1 egg
2 egg whites
1/2 - 3/4 teaspoon orange extract
1 cup canned pumpkin
1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup raisins
1/3 cup chopped pecans
3 tablespoons apricot spreadable fruit
Pecan halves or chopped pecans (optional)

Equal sweetener can be substituted with other sweetener products. Nutrition contents might be different from those listed below.

Beat margarine and Equal until blended in mixer bowl; beat in egg, egg whites, orange extract, and pumpkin. Mix in combined flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices; mix in raisins and chopped pecans.

Spread batter evenly in greased loaf pan, 8-1/2 x 4-1/2 x 2-1/2 inches. Bake bread in preheated 350oF oven until browned and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 50 to 60 minutes. Cool bread in pan 5 minutes; remove from pan and cool on wire rack.

Heat spreadable fruit until melted in small saucepan; brush on bread and garnish with pecans.

Yield: Makes 1 loaf (about 16 slices).

Nutritional Information:
Each serving provides: amount per serving
Calories 125
Protein 2 g
Total Carbohydrates 18 g
Total Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 13 mg
Sodium 233 mg
Food Exchanges: 1 bread, 1 fat
46% calorie reduction from traditional recipe

B-man :wink: