Pumpkin Gingerbread

Makes 1 loaf

1 c sugar

1/2 butter, melted

1 tsp. vanilla

2 eggs

1/4 c molasses

1 c. pumpkin puree

1-3/4 c. flour

2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice (OR 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp ginger, 1/2 tsp nutmeg)

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. cloves

1 tsp. ginger

1/2 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. baking soda

Whisk together dry ingredients and set aside. Combine sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla; mix until smooth. Add molasses and pumpkin; mix until blended. Add dry ingredients in about 3 additions, scraping, scraping sides of bowl as needed. Mix until blended.

Coat loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray. Pour batter into pan and bake at 350 for 55-65 minutes. Reduce heat by 25 degrees if using glass loaf pan.

Source: Adapted fromĀ AllRecipes