Source: Vegetarian Times
Makes 1 large loaf or 4 mini loaves
Serving idea: Make this a dessert & spread honey-cream cheese frosting onto slices!
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 TB cinnamon
2 tsp ginger
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp allspice
1 cup pure maple syrup
1/2 cup oil*
2 large eggs
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
1. Preheat oven to 350. Stir together flours, cinnamon, ginger, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, & allspice in large bowl.
2. In separate bowl, whisk together syrup, oil, & eggs; stir in pumpkin & vanilla. Pour flour mixture in & stir until well-mixed; stir in optional nuts.
3. Pour into oiled loaf pan(s). Large loaf: bake 60 minutes or until knife inserted in center of loaf comes out clean. Mini loaves: bake 45 minutes. Cool 5 minutes, unmold onto serving platter, & cool a little more. Serve warm.
*use 1/4 oil plus 1/4 cup applesauce if desired