Sweet & Spicy Pumpkin Seed Bread (Gluten-Free)
This Gluten-Free Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Seed Bread is AMAZING! It has a bit of spice, a bit of sweetness, a luscious texture, slices beautifully, stores beautifully and makes a wonderful gluten-free autumn delight!
As we approach the autumnal equinox, I already find myself in full-on pumpkin mode!
I've been plotting and scheming a myriad of pumpkin and pepita recipes. . .
..and also find myself craving warm spices reminiscent of crisp fall days. . .
This recipe was certainly inspired by my great love of autumn and definitely did not fail in regards to the season's biggest flavors.
And, just take a look at that gorgeous crisp crust. . .
This incredible bread is satisfying in many ways!
Its flavor is big on pumpkin and spice & the texture is simply beautiful with it's fluffy interior offset by the crunch of sweet & spicy pepitas!
Let's just say that this didn't last long in this household!
Tasty would be an understatement. And for gluten free, you couldn't ask for better slicing and holding properties!
If you're looking for a fun, easy, delicious and healthy pumpkin bread -- look no further! This bread will deliver that and much more!
- 1 1/4 cup gluten free all purpose flour
- 1/4 cup coconut flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp ground ginger
- 1/2 tsp ground cloves
- 1/2 cup coconut sugar
- 1/2 cup honey (I use raw)
- 1/2 cup coconut oil
- 2 eggs
- 16 ounces pumpkin puree
- 1/4 cup water or milk
- 1 cup + 1 tbs (for topping) spiced & roasted pumpkin seeds / pepitas (recipe below)
- 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper (for pepitas)
- 1/2 tsp sea salt (for pepitas)
- 1/4 tsp coconut sugar (for pepitas)
- dash olive oil (for pepitas)