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Pumpkin-Date Corn Bread

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Makes one loaf, about 8 slices| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup dates, chopped and pitted
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • eggs, beaten

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350° F. Lightly coat a 5-by-9-inch loaf pan with vegetable cooking spray.
  2. Combine the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt in a large bowl. Stir in the dates, then the pumpkin, milk, oil, and eggs until well blended. Pour into pan.
  3. Bake 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean. Turn onto a wire rack.
By November, 2002

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 417
  • Calcium 156mg
  • Carbohydrate 76g
  • Cholesterol 56mg
  • Fat 10g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Iron 4mg
  • Protein 8mg
  • Sat Fat 2g
  • Sodium 7453mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Spiced Mixed Nuts
Substitute 1 cup golden or brown raisins for the dates or add 3/4 cup pecans or macadamia nuts.

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