The easiest and best pumpkin bread to add to your fall baking list! With a crisp crust and a moist inside, this pumpkin bread will be a crowd pleaser. You can serve it with breakfast coffee or a sweet treat after dinner. And to make things better, you can make it in one bowl to speed up the cleanup. This pumpkin bread is gluten-free, gut healthy, and can be easily made to be low-FODMAP!
This pumpkin bread is the best because it uses natural sweeteners instead of added sugar. Honey has hidden health benefits including anti-inflammatory properties and numerous antioxidants. Other studies show honey decreases the risk of cardiovascular disease, aid in relieving gastrointestinal tract diseases, and can work as an antidepressant. The oat flour adds benefits like high fiber, appetite suppression, and decrease of inflammation leading to lower chance of cardiovascular disease. And to top it all off, pumpkin is rich in vitamins A, B6, E, and K. Not only are you getting a delicious treat, but a pumpkin bread packed with added benefits.
1/2 stick butter
1/2 cup honey (sub with maple syrup for low-FODMAP)
1 can pumpkin purée
1/4 cup almond milk
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 1/2 cups oat flour
Preheat oven to 350
Melt butter and combine with honey or maple syrup and mix
Add pumpkin purée, eggs, milk, and vanilla and mix
Add baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and flour, and mix until just combined.
Pour batter into a 9x5 baking pan (sprinkle chocolate chips on top to make chocolate chip pumpkin bread)
Bake for 50-55 minutes or until done (cover with aluminum foil if the top if browning too fast)
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Written by Emma Wilson and reviewed by Danielle Starmer RD, LDN
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Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. The Nutrition Source. https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/food-features/oats/