Pumpkin Chocolate sWIrl brea d PUMPKIN CHOCOLATE SWIRL BREAD Take pumpkin bread to the next level with chocolate layers and a cream-cheese drizzle. total time 1 hour 30 minutes • serves 10 INGREDIENTS Non-stick cooking spray 1¾ cups all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp. pumpkin pie spice, plus more for garnish 1 tsp. Fresh Thyme baking powder ½ tsp. Fresh Thyme baking soda ½ tsp. Fresh Thyme fine sea salt ½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature 1¼ cups sugar 2 Fresh Thyme large eggs, room temperature 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract ½ cup buttermilk 1 cup Fresh Thyme solid-pack pumpkin ⅓ cup bittersweet chocolate chips, melted 2 Tbsp. unsweetened baking cocoa 1 recipe Cream Cheese Glaze INSTRUCTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9×5×3-inch loaf pan with spray and line with parchment paper; set aside. 2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, soda, and salt; set aside. 3. In a large mixing bowl, combine butter and sugar. Beat with an electric mixer on medium until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, and vanilla, beating well. 4. Alternately add flour mixture and buttermilk to egg mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture, and beating on low until just combined. Fold in pumpkin. 5. Divide batter in half; add chocolate and cocoa to one portion. Spoon half of pumpkin batter into prepared loaf pan. Top with half of chocolate- pumpkin batter. Repeat layers. Using a knife, swirl batters from one end of pan to the other. 6. Bake 55 to 60 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack. 7. Prepare Cream Cheese Glaze. Drizzle on top of bread. If desired, sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice. Cream Cheese Glaze: In a medium bowl, beat 2 Tbsp. softened cream cheese with an electric mixer on medium until smooth. Beat in ½ cup powdered sugar until smooth. Add 1 tsp. milk and ¼ tsp. vanilla extract; beat until smooth. Gradually add more milk, if needed, to make drizzling consistency. Each serving contains: 356 calories, 14 g fat, 8 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 65 mg cholesterol, 252 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 35 g sugar, 5 g protein. Daily values: 84% vitamin A, 1% vitamin C, 5% calcium, 12% iron. Pumpkin pie spice A specialty mix perfect for fall, it’s a compilation of some of the sweetest spices, often ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and cloves. 038-043 Autumn Spice_template.indd 40 8/14/17 11:55 AM