Orange-Spice Pumpkin Bread

“This pumpkin loaf has wonderful flavour and great texture, and is easy to make. I love the combination of spices. From Williams-Sonoma, the recipe came with a pumpkin loaf pan and I'm posting it for someone who lost the recipe.”
READY IN:
1hr 20mins
SERVES:
10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring all ingredients to room temperature.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Grease loaf pan.
  4. Sift first 8 ingredients together.
  5. In mixer bowl beat together butter, brown sugar, white sugar, and orange zest (the 2 tsp) on medium speed until well combined, about 2 minutes.
  6. Add eggs, pumpkin puree and beat another 2 minutes.
  7. Remove bowl from mixer and fold in, by hand and in two additions, the sifted dry ingredients until just barely mixed.
  8. Pour into the pan and bake until a toothpick comes out clean, about 55-60 minutes.
  9. Cool for 15 minutes on a rack and then turn upside and tap gently to remove loaf from pan.
  10. For the glaze:
  11. Whisk all glaze ingredients together in a small saucepan set over medium heat.
  12. Bring to a simmer and cook about 5 minutes, until slightly thickened.
  13. Pour through a sieve into a heatproof bowl.
  14. Brush onto warm loaf.

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