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Bacon Pumpkin Bread

A deliciously spiced bacon pumpkin bread
Course Dessert
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 8
Author Bintu Hardy | Recipes From A Pantry

Ingredients

  • 4 slices of bacon diced
  • 200 g (7oz) plain flour
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 0.5 tsp allspice
  • 0.25 tsp salt
  • 170 g (6oz) caster sugar
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 240 ml (1 cup) pumpkin puree
  • 100 ml (0.4 cup) olive oil
  • 60 ml (0.25 cup) water
  • 4 tbsp pumpkin seeds and extra to top

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to fan assisted 160C / 180C / 350F / gas 4 and prepare a 2lb loaf tin.
  • Heat oil in frying pan and fry the bacon until done and set aside.
  • Combine the flour, bicarbonate of soda, cinnamon, allspice and salt in a bowl and set aside.
  • In another bowl mix together the caster sugar, eggs, pumpkin puree, olive oil and water and mix.
  • Mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients before stirring in the bacon and pumpkin seeds.
  • Pour the pumpkin bread mix into the loaf tin, top with extra pumpkin seeds and bake for 60-70 mins until an inserted skewer comes out clean.