Pumpkin-Oat Bread

Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
45 min
Recipe Details
  • 1 spray(s) cooking spray, flour-variety recommended
  • 1/2 cup(s) regular butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) packed light brown sugar
  • 3 large egg(s), beaten
  • 2 cup(s) canned pumpkin
  • 1/4 tsp table salt
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice, or more to taste
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) uncooked quick oats
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 24 half walnut(s)
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Coat a 10- X 15-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Using an electric mixer, in a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and pumpkin; beat well. Add salt, pumpkin pie spice, flour, oats and baking soda; mix thoroughly. Pour batter into prepared baking dish and place walnut halves on top so there will be 1 walnut in the center of each piece of cake. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean, about 40 to 45 minutes.
  3. Cool in pan and cut into 24 pieces. Yields 1 piece per serving.
Spice up the batter with a dash of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, pepper, ginger or allspice.

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