This savory pumpkin bread makes a delicious and colorful alternative to everyday white bread. Serve with a warming bowl of chili or baked beans for an extra-special fall treat.
Yield: Makes 1 Loaf
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk (5 ounces)
1 cup mashed pumpkin or canned pumpkin puree
4 cups bread flour
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons sugar
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
Add ingredients according to your bread machine manufacturer's suggested order. Use white bread setting, light crust. For the quick cycle, use 3 teaspoons of instant/rapid yeast and choose medium crust.