Pumpkin Bread

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Total time: 50 minutes

Servings: 6

Nutritional Info (Per Serving):

240 Cal | 16.5 g Fat | 6.2 g Protein | 3 g Carb | 1.5 g Fiber | 1.5 gr Net Carb

Ingredients:

For the Bread:

¾ cup / 100 grams almond flour

¾ teaspoon baking powder

¼ cup / 60 grams golden flax meal

¾ teaspoon ground ginger

½ tablespoon psyllium husk powder

1/8 teaspoon sea salt

¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

½ cup / 60 grams swerve sweetener

1 teaspoon cinnamon powder

2 tablespoons chopped walnuts

½ teaspoon vanilla extract, unsweetened

2 tablespoons melted grass-fed butter, unsalted 2 pasteurized eggs, at room temperature

½ cup / 115 grams pumpkin puree

For the Frosting:

2 tablespoons swerve confectioners sugar

¼ cup / 55 grams cream cheese, softened

1 tablespoon grass-fed butter, unsalted, softened 1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream

Directions:

  1. Switch on the oven, then set it to 350°F / 175°C and let it preheat.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the batter for bread and for this, take a large mixing bowl, place pumpkin puree in it, beat in butter, vanilla and sweetener until well combined, and then beat in eggs until frothy.
  3. Take a separate large mixing bowl, place flour in it, add remaining ingredients, stir until mixed, and then gradually beat this mixture in the egg mixture until incorporated.
  4. Take an 8-by-4 inch / 20-by-10 cm nonstick loaf pan, grease it with avocado oil, spoon in prepared batter, and then smooth the top by using a spatula.
  5. Place the loaf pan into the oven and then bake it for 35 to 40 minutes until the top has turned golden brown and bread passes the toothpick test; toothpick will come out clean from the bread when cooked.
  6. When done, remove the pan from the oven, let the bread cool in the pan for 15 minutes, then lift it out and cool the bread completely on a wire rack for 30 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile, prepare the frosting and for this, take a medium bowl, place all of its ingredients in it and whisk until well combined, set aside until required.
  8. When ready to eat, spread prepared frosting on top of bread, cut bread into six slices, and then serve.