Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bread

2 C white flour
1 1/2 C whole wheat flour
2 t baking soda
2 t cinnamon
3/4 t salt
1 t nutmeg
1/2 t ginger
1/2 t ground cloves
3/4 C butter (softened or melted)
1 C sugar
4 eggs
1 1/2 C pumpkin
chocolate chips

Prepare as above. Note: With less sugar, the spicy taste comes out more. If you love spices, that's great, but you might want to scale them back just a tinge if you think they'll be overwhelming.

And the verdict:
The healthy was good, but I love the original so much that I knew what I was missing with the healthy, lower sugar variety. And as a note, I often adapt my original less drastically by adding 1 C of whole wheat in place of some of the white and scaling back the sugar just a tinge--by about 1/4 C. It's not quite as healthy, but it tastes just as good as the original. So if you're dedicated to health and long life and all that stuff, go for the healthiest version. If you're going to a party or giving it as a gift, go for the regular version. And if you want to pretend that you're eating healthy without making a drastic shift to do so, then I think we're in the same camp. Cheers.
 
Posted by The Tasty Cheapskate
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