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Pumpkin, Date, and Nut Loaf

Yield 12 servings (serving size: 1 slice)

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup mashed cooked pumpkin
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup chopped pitted dates
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • Vegetable cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 174
  • caloriesfromfat 24 %
  • fat 4.5 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 1.2 g
  • polyfat 2.2 g
  • protein 3.3 g
  • carbohydrate 31.3 g
  • fiber 1.4 g
  • cholesterol 18 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 129 mg
  • calcium 40 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl, and stir well; make a well in center of mixture. Combine pumpkin and next 3 ingredients in a bowl; add to dry ingredients. Stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Fold in dates and walnuts. Spoon batter into an 8 1/2 x 4 1/2-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 60 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack; remove from pan, and let cool completely on wire rack.