Thursday, November 17, 2011

Pumpkin Zucchini Bread w/ Maple Icing

Oh the joys of fall baking. 
This bread brings a burst of flavor with its bold spices & maple topping. 
My husband says I am anxious all year for an excuse to bake with pumpkin, so...


 Pumpkin Bread Ingredients:
               3 eggs, lightly beaten
               1 c. white sugar
               1 c. brown sugar
               1 c. canned pumpkin
               1 c. butter, melted
               1 Tbsp. pure vanilla extract
               3 c. all-purpose flour
               1 tsp. baking soda
               1/2 tsp. baking powder
               1/2 tsp. salt
               1 tsp. ground cinnamon
               1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
               1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
               1/2 tsp. ground cloves
               1 3/4 c. shredded zucchini

1. Combine eggs and sugar in a mixing bowl. 
2. Add pumpkin, butter, and vanilla. 
3. Combine dry ingredients: all-purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, & spices-- 
    gradually add to pumpkin mixture and mix well. 
4. Stir in zucchini. 
5. Pour batter into two greased and floured 9-in. x 5-in. x 3-in. loaf pans or make cupcakes!
6. Bake at 350 degrees.
    -Loaf pans bake for 45-50 minutes or until cake-tester comes out done. Cool in pans 10 
     minutes, then remove to wire rack.
    -Cupcakes bake for 14-16 minutes. Cool in pans for 2 minutes, then remove to wire rack.  

Maple Icing Ingredients:
               4 oz. cream cheese, softened
               1/4 c. butter, softened
               1/8 tsp. salt
               3 1/2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup  
               1 1/2 c. powdered sugar   

1. Beat cream cheese & butter.
2. Add salt, maple syrup, then gradually add powdered sugar.
3. Mix well. Refrigerate for about 30-45 minutes before icing cupcakes/loaf. 

Team Tolman Bakers       


  1. Oh my...those look yummy! I can't wait till you are living with me next summer. I am going to turn my kitchen over to you:)

  2. OHHHHHH I am SOOOOOOOOO excited to try my hand at these :) I can only hope they turn out as good as yours do ^_^