Friday, September 17, 2010

Pumpkin Yeast Bread


Autumn is the season for pumpkin recipes. So here is another one, which comes from one of my favourite baking source Dr. Oetker Backen A-Zangiesrecipes. This deliciously soft yeast-risen pumpkin bread is a great alternative to the moist, dense pumpkin quick bread, which is leavened with baking powder or/and baking soda.

  1. Cut the pumpkin flesh into small dices. Place them in a pot with water over medium heat. Cook until soft and puree the pumpkin with a blender.
  2. First add milk, honey, olive oil, salt and pumpkin puree in the pan of your bread machine. Then add in flour. Make a dry well in the center and add the yeast to the well. Program the bread machine the "Dough" cycle.
  3. Scrape the dough out onto a lightly floured work surface and press it down to flatten. Form the dough into a roll and place into a greased 30cmx11cm loaf pan. Cover and let rise until doubled. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F. Make a 1cm deep slash in the center along the length of the dough. Bake the bread in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Remove the bread pan and cool on a rack.

94 comments:

  1. fluffy and amazing- yum!

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  2. Very very very delish, definitely give it a try soon

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  3. I love everything pumpkin, but my hubby hates pumpkin.
    I love how golden the bread looks like.

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  4. Angie, I really miss your bread! I was wondering when are you going to start your bread making again! The dough is mixed using the bread maker. Fantastic! Your bread looks fabulous as always, the colour is gorgeous. I love pumpkin, will try this one out! Thanks for sharing!

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  5. your bread look golden and good.

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  6. Oh Angie this is gorgeous! You can see the colour of the pumpkin so well and also perfect for this time of year....Yummy!

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  7. Your breads are always spectacular. Always.

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  8. such a beautiful color !i must try a pumpkin bread ,your looks so tempting!

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  9. That bread looks incredible! I love the pictures and the color of the bread is really beautiful.

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  10. love the yellow hue, very autumny :)

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  11. this is true art work at its finest magnificent instructions and pictures!

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  12. Pumpkin season! The color is wonderful and these thick slices of warm bread would make my morning.

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  13. Oh, I can just imagine how delicious this would be when it's toasted with a bit of butter. It looks beautiful. Great colour.
    *kisses* HH

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  14. Anonymous17/9/10 14:57

    This bread looks amazing! Great pictures!

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  15. You have done it again! Going to add this to my bread recipes, I'm thinking some homemade fig butter would slather nicely here..delicious!

    Nice work as usual Ange!

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  16. This is the first time I heard of pumpkin bread. Love the golden color :)

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  17. I've had and made many a pumpkin quick breads, but I have never had or made it the yeast way. I will be trying this for the holidays for sure!

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  18. Oh goodness, I love love love the golden color! Can't wait to try this out...yippee I have Japanese pumpkin in the fridge! But can I use normal bread flour for this instead of German flour? Thanks!;)

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  19. Perfect autumn bread...nice texture n color.........

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  20. Anonymous17/9/10 15:23

    Beautiful golden color!

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  21. Honey Bee Sweets: yes, AP or bread flour would work great too.

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  22. Wow! I love the orange colour of this bread..will brighten up the dining table:D

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  23. I love this, lovely orange of the pumpkin and it must taste yummy good....

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  24. Very very tempting bread:)

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  25. Looks so light and delicious, love the color, too!

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  26. Great minds think alike! I just baked some bread machine bread too! I was wanting to find a good bread machine recipe for pumpkin bread, so thanks for posting this! :) Have a great weekend!

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  27. Angie, I am a bread baker myself, and I must say, you have made a perfect loaf of bread! I've used pumpkin in a lot of things, including quick breads, but I've never thought to put it in a yeast bread. Must try it!

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  28. Very Very beautiful bread.I love the yellow color!
    Sinfully Spicy

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  29. ohhh i love this looks so delicious angie could i change the german flour to bread flour?

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  30. The texture looks so smooth and shiny. I bet it taste even yummier in french toast. Hmm... yumm.... Thanks for the recipe, Angie. Hope to see more of your bread making. Have a great day!
    Cheers, Kristy

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  31. Awesome bread! Don't you just love the aroma of bread baking. You did a fantastic job ..those look coming right out of a bakery!!

    US Masala

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  32. Beautifully baked bread.

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  33. Perfect timing! I just got a bright orange Hokkaido pumpkin, too! What is German #550 flour like? Would a whole wheat bread flour do?

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  34. wow whata soft n delicious bread ..gr8 work ...looks very tempting

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  35. Jess, Kumi: Use AP flour or bread flour instead if you can't find German #550 flour.

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  36. I am in love with the color of the bread.

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  37. Gorgeous looking bread !! Could imagine how heavenly it would have tasted !!

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  38. Perfect autumn recipe and the color says it all !

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  39. A perfect bread! Looks so soft and fluffy... and the colour of the bread is simply marvellous :-)

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  40. wow!! perfect baking..your so prof in baking..looks tempting!!

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  41. Great bread. It looks wondfully soft and yummy.

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  42. mmm pumpkin bread! This sounds so wonderful for October, which is right around the corner!

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  43. Comme d'habitude, ton pain est une réussite.
    Il est magnifique.
    Je note ta recette.
    See soon.

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  44. What a gorgeous loaf of bread! I just love making bread.

    Your work of food art is beautiful, as always. =)

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  45. Beautiful bread and pumpkin is one of my favorite flavors. This is fantastic for fall!

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  46. I have never had this version of pumpkin bread, just the quick bread version. This looks wonderful. The color is so pretty too :) Reminds me of challah bread.

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  47. The bread looks so light and fluffy. Yum... I have some peach jam that would sit just right on a slice of that!

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  48. Dear Angie - You never cease to amaze! The color and the texture is fantastic almost cake like non? I can't wait to give this a go for the holidays.


    Ciao, Devaki @ weavethousandflavors

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  49. Wow Angie thats totally perfect....looks so gorgeous.....

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  50. Oh man, I want some of that bread right now! That looks amazing, you better get top 9 tomm.!
    -Gina-

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  51. Xiaolu @ 6 Bittersweets18/9/10 03:41

    Wow I love that beautiful color. And pumpkin's so healthy for you too. Great loaf :).

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  52. I love pumpkin so this would be very welcomed in my house, yum

    sweetlife

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  53. very new recipe dear..has came out so perfect

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  54. I have never tasted a pumpkin flavor bread and I would like to try it at once.I hope I can make this bread at home perfectly like this.It seems tasty.

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  55. Looks great- It's so different from the pumpkin bread I'm used to seeing, I will have to try it. Thanks for the recipe and the tempting photos!

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  56. Really love the colour of your bread. Nothing beats homemade bread. I love it.

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  57. I love both yeast-leavened and baking powder/soda-leavened pumpkin bread. But, I think pumpkin itself doesn't impart much flavor except that additional sweetness and golden color. Still, that doesn't stop me from using pumpkin in my cooking and baking too! Yours looks wholesome! Nice golden color too! =D

    Enjoy the best of fall! Bake with gobs of apples too!

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  58. I have recently read a recipe of tomato bread and now I came to know about a pumpkin yeast bread.I would taste it in weekend.Now I have two flavor in bread.

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  59. This is without a doubt the perfect loaf of bread! I love it's pretty color and the little bit of honey adds just the right touch of sweetness!

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  60. This makes me so happy! I ADORE pumpkin! Looks delicious.

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  61. I'm not a huge fan of pumpkin but it sounds delicious in this bread! I love how it makes the bread into a lovely yellow colour- and the bread looks really soft too!

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  62. Angie, this is a beautiful loaf of bread, thanks for sharing this recipe:) I'm going to save it to try.

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  63. What a delicious looking loaf of bread. The crumb is gorgeous and I can imagine the crust of your bread is soft and lovely. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  64. Beautiful bread - looks like it's already buttered! And the crumb is so fine, almost like a sandwich bread. Nice job.

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  65. Anonymous18/9/10 17:01

    This pumpkin bread looks delish. It is a must try fro Thanksgiving day.

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  66. this is another wonderful bread! the color looks so lovely and soft.

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  67. Love this! It's so fluffy. Perfect to serve during the fall. I know a lot of people who would be very impressed with this--I sure am!

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  68. That is one beautiful loaf of bread!

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  69. What a gorgeous loaf and the color is just lovely! Must be so delicious with just some butter.

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  70. Your pumpkin yeast bread looks fantastic & mighty pretty too!

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  71. il est magnifique avec une mie légère et bien aérée
    bonne soirée

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  72. I bet it is just scrumptious! The color of this bread is lovely as well. Pumpkin is so versatile. I can almost smell it baking now! ;)

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  73. Such a great way to welcome fall. And the bread is lovely...such a gorgeous golden color and so perfectly browned on the outside, so perfectly airy...

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  74. This would be wonderful with pumpkin seeds, too! I am in, Angie. Thank you! I would have never thought of this.
    MMMM
    Valerie

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  75. Angie, you're such a good baker! Everytime you bake, the breads/buns always turn out wonderful...!

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  76. This looks great! I am so wild for all things pumpkin!

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  77. This bread looks beautiful - what color! I have often made pumpkin quick bread, but this looks much lighter and less intense. I bet it would be wonderful toasted and spread with some cream cheese.

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  78. It looks delicious. A must make..I think I could use Butternut Squash. It looks really really good

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  79. I love the color and softness of this pumpkin bread! You are right, it is a great option to consider instead of the dense and sweet pumpkin bread that is more a cake than a bread; this one is a true bread. What would you suggest serving it with? cheese or butter?

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  80. I love your play-by-play pictures! I was just thinking about how I need to get back into bread baking... and this recipe seems like one I should definitely try.

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  81. Anonymous19/9/10 21:10

    It looks looks so irresistably delicious and soft.

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  82. Oh, I can only imagine how tasty this is steaming from the oven. What a treat!

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  83. What a gorgeous loaf of bread Angie! I am loving the pumpkin in it too! What a treat.

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  84. Angie - you always delight with your bread posts! I think you could rival Peter Reinhart!! This is amazing - the crumb looks like a cloud and the crust is absolute, crackling perfection! Thanks for the baking link, I need to check it out!

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  85. Your pumpkin bread reminds me of a brioche - in fact, once I had lunch at a really fancy restaurant in Sydney but what I loved the most was their pumpkin brioche - I never found out the recipe but judging from your photos this would be just as delicious.

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  86. Pretty bread, Angie! The color from the pumpkin is so nice. Plus, it seems like the perfect sandwich bread...

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  87. Pumpkin is my favorite thing about fall...this bread looks amazing :)

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  88. The color of this bread is gorgeous! I'm sure it's delicious!

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  89. I like that you used a bread machine for the dough cycle. It must have perfumed your kitchen while it was baking! Beautiful bread.

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  90. What a gorgeous loaf of bread Angie! I am loving the pumpkin in it too! What a treat.

    We Agree

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