≡   Categories
City of Portland
Cranberry Pesto Swirled Pumpkin Bread

1/2 cups Roasted, Salted Pepitas
1 cup Dried Cranberries
1/2 teaspoons Orange Zest
1 Tablespoon Orange Juice
1/2 teaspoons Olive Oil
1- 1/2 cup All-purpose Flour
1/2 cups Brown Sugar
1 teaspoon Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoons Baking Soda
1/2 teaspoons Salt
18 teaspoons Cayenne
1/4 teaspoons Allspice
1- 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
3/4 teaspoons Ginger
1 cup Pumpkin Puree
1/2 cups Butter, Softened
1/4 cups Honey
1 teaspoon Vanilla
2 whole Eggs


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Blend all pesto ingredients together in a food processor or blender. Set aside. For the bread, in a medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cayenne, allspice, cinnamon, and ginger. Set aside. In a mixer, blend together pumpkin, butter, honey, and vanilla on medium speed until smooth. Stir in eggs. Fold in dry ingredients. Spoon half of bread batter into a well greased loaf pan. Swirl in half of the pesto mixture. Repeat the process with the remaining batter and pesto and bake for 1 hour.

Source: tastykitchen.com