Even though Fall was so yesterday and it’s more like red velvet, chocolate covered strawberry season, we’re filling the kitchen this Saturday with the savory scent of Pumpkin Bread upon the request of one our kids. And it’s been a minute since we overindulged in this tasty treat, so why not! Plus we’re keeping it easy by following the simple instructions on the back of a box of Libby’s Pumpkin Bread Kit. Hands down the best pumpkin bread ever!
The holiday hangover is in full force around here. If indulging in chocolate was a job then we’ve earned overtime. So much so that we are chocolated out! However, we can’t let a Saturday go by without baking. We decide that pumpkin bread baked in a crock pot was the perfect recipe to satisfy our weekend sweet craving without overdoing it yet again. We hope you had a wonderful holiday season!
Crock Pot Pumpkin Bread Recipe
1/2 cup oil
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs (beaten)
1 can pumpkin
1 1/2 cup flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. baking soda
I jar of cream cheese frosting
Blend the oil and both of the sugars into a large bowl.
Then, stir in the beaten eggs and canned pumpkin. Add the remaining dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.
Pour the batter into a greased bread pan.
Now add two cups of water to your slow cooker and place the pan into the slow cooker.
Cover the top of the Crock-Pot with eight to ten paper towels. This is to trap condensation and keep the bread from becoming mushy.
Place the Crock-Pot lid on top (try to make sure the paper towels were trapped around the lid so they didn’t slip) and bake on high 2 1/2 to 3 hours.
Once cooled top with cream cheese frosting.
Recipe adapted from The Stir