Mix the batter only until the dry ingredients disappear. (Lumps are normal.) Overmixing causes tough or misshapen loaves.

Pam Lolley
Recipe by Southern Living September 2015

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
1 hr 30 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 loaves
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°. Beat first 4 ingredients at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until blended after each addition. Add pumpkin, and beat at low speed just until blended.

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  • Whisk together flour and next 4 ingredients in a medium bowl until well blended. Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture, and beat at low speed just until blended. Spoon batter into 6 lightly greased (with cooking spray) 5 3/4- x 3 1/4-inch disposable aluminum loaf pans.

  • Bake at 350° for 35 to 40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool bread in pans on a wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan, and cool 30 minutes before slicing.

Chef's Notes

We tested with Back Forty Truck Stop Honey Brown Ale.

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