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Harvest Loaf Cake

"Fill your house with the happy aroma of autumn. If you don't have cream, you may substitute milk."
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Ingredients

1 h 40 m servings 334 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 9x5 inch loaf)

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x5 inch loaf pan. In a medium bowl, mix flour, soda, salt, 3/4 teaspoon nutmeg, ginger and cloves. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs. Add flour mixture alternately with pumpkin. Stir in chocolate chips and 1/2 cup of the walnuts. Pour batter into loaf pan. Sprinkle remaining nuts on top.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 65 to 70 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean. While still warm, drizzle with glaze. Cool for 6 hours before serving.
  4. to make the glaze: In a medium bowl, combine confectioners sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon. Mix and add 1 to 2 teaspoons cream until drizzling consistency.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 334 calories; 17.7 g fat; 42.3 g carbohydrates; 4.8 g protein; 55 mg cholesterol; 502 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Wonderful pumpkin recipe. I made 12 big muffins and used muffin liners instead of making the loaf. I baked for 25 minutes and they were perfect. I like to freeze them and then thaw one out at a ...

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Disappointing! Dry, too much salt, not sweet enough, and could use some cinnamon in the batter. This recipe is more like a quickbread than a cake. I won't bake it again!

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Wonderful pumpkin recipe. I made 12 big muffins and used muffin liners instead of making the loaf. I baked for 25 minutes and they were perfect. I like to freeze them and then thaw one out at a ...

Giving this only four stars because the spice amounts are wrong. Should be 1 tsp. ground cinnamon, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg, 1/4 tsp. ground ginger, and 1/4 tsp. ground cloves. My m...

This was really good. It was easy to make, and we really enjoyed it. I've made it a couple of times now, and one of them I substituted the chocolate chips with raisins. Very yummy that way to...

Wow! My house smelled great while I was baking this! I substituted raisins for the chocolate chips. This makes a big, heavy, delicious loaf of bread. Thanks, Marsha!

My husband was very excited about this cake, until I told him it had pumpkin in it. Then his face fell. I wasn't looking forward to his reaction to the cake as I'd already suffered criticism o...

Good except to much nutmeg. We used raisings instead of choc chips also. Will make again with less nutmeg, & salt. Would add a little more cinnamon.

My house smelled wonderful as this was baking. Have made this several times. I now add a bit more pumpkin and use mini chocolate chips. The larger chips were too much chocolate. Good for bru...

This is one of my favorite holiday breads, my mom would make it every year and I would gobble it up. We always wait until the next day to cut it- so it would set. The other thing we do is lighte...

Disappointing! Dry, too much salt, not sweet enough, and could use some cinnamon in the batter. This recipe is more like a quickbread than a cake. I won't bake it again!