Sweet Bread Harvest Loaf

posted by joy 05-11-98 5:16

Harvest Loaf

1-3/4 cups Flour
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
l/2 cup Butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
3/4 cup canned pumpkin
3/4 cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
3/4 cup nuts

Preheat oven 350.

Grease bottom of 9x5 inch loaf pan.

Combine flour with soda, salt and spices. Cream butter.

Gradually add sugar: cream well. Blend in eggs, beat well.

At low speed add dry ingredients alternately with pumpkin, beginning and ending with dry ingredients.

Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.

Turn into prepared pan. Bake for 65 to 75 minutes.

Cool. Drizzle with the following glaze.

Spice Glaze:
Combine 1/2 cup confectioners sugar, 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg and 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon. Blend in 1 to 2 tablespoons cream until the consistency of a glaze.

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