Pre-prepare the pumpkin by steaming 1 1⁄4 cups of 1 cm cubes for 10–15 minutes, then mashing with a fork.

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Makes:  1 loaf
Fresh from the garden:  pumpkin
Season:  Autumn

Serves: 2

Ingredients

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Equipment

What to do

  • 1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.

  • 2.Prepare all of the ingredients based on the instructions in the ingredients list.

  • 3. Grease the loaf pan with olive oil.

  • 4. Mix the flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices in a large bowl.

  • 5. Combine the mashed pumpkin, olive oil, honey and eggs in another large bowl, until well-mixed.

  • 6. Add the flour mixture to the pumpkin mixture and whisk to combine. Be careful not to overdo it.

  • 7. Pour the mixture into the prepared loaf tin.

  • 8. Sprinkle with pepitas and sunflower seeds.

  • 9. Bake for 40–45 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the centre of the bread comes out clean.

  • 10. Rest the loaf in its pan on the wire rack for 10 minutes, then tip it out.

  • 11. Slice the bread and serve on serving platters.

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