Monday, September 30, 2013

My Weekend in Review + Pumpkin Bread {Recipe}

Goodness! What a crazy weekend.  You'd think that weekends are meant to be spent relaxing from the busy week, but really weekends are just catch up on all the things I couldn't get done during the week! But, it was a great weekend nonetheless.  My younger brother swims at the University of South Dakota so my family and I went to visit him and watch his first race of the season (proud sister moment!)

Now, I'm going to go on record saying I cried when I had to leave him to go home.  This does not happen. Like ever. Why do I get more emotional the older I get?!  It gets harder and harder to be away from my little brother (never thought I'd ever say that!) So, there will be more trips up to South Dakota very soon.

Sunday was spent meeting up with a friend for lunch, and doing way too much homework.  Seriously- TOO much. And, because I can't focus on anything for longer than 20 seconds it seems, I decided it would be the perfect time to make some homemade pumpkin bread.  

This is my favorite bread to make.  It's very dense and the top has the perfect amount of a sugary crunch.  It smells delicious, is super easy, and tastes wonderful (plus it makes the house smell SOO good!) So, get your fall baking fix on and make this pumpkin bread! I'm telling you- this will be your fall baking go-to recipe.

Pumpkin Bread
  • 3 c. flour
  • 2 t. baking soda
  • 1 1/2 t. cinnamon
  • 1 t. nutmeg
  • dash of cloves
  • 3 c sugar
  • 1 1/2 t. salt
  • 1 c oil
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 c or 1 can pumpkin
  1. Mix all ingredients together until smooth. Place into 2 large or 4-5 small greased loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-45 minutes (1 hour if large loaves) or until done.

And, if you all are like me and want to get a little crazy and you are not counting calories, I would suggest spreading some butter over the top to make it extra rich. 

What is your go-to fall baking recipe?


1 comment:

  1. Ohhh, I'll be trying this out over fall break! LOVE pumpkin bread, my all time favorite. Thanks for sharing :)