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By ModernVintageHomemaking

Rate this recipe 4.6/5 (55 Votes)
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Servings 2
Preparation time 10
Cooking time 140

  • 2 cups warm water (110°F)
  • 2/3 cups white sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons active dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 6 cups white flour (or 3 cups wheat, and 3 white)

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A soft and moist chocolate pumpkin bread topped with cinnamon streusel

  • TOPPING:
  • 5 tablespoons (2 1/4-ounce) light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • BREAD:
  • 2 cups (10-ounce) all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 cup (7-ounce) granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (7-ounce) light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 4 ounce cream cheese, cut into 12 pieces
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
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4.7/5 (39 Votes)

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  • 1 cup warm water (100-110 F)
  • 1 tablespoon organic cane sugar
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped (or 2 teaspoons dried)
  • 1/4 teaspoons Italian seasoning (or pinch of each ground garlic, dried oregano, and dried basil)
  • 1/4 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup bread flour + extra for kneading
  • 1 egg, whisked + 1 tablespoon water, for egg wash
  • Dried rosemary, for sprinkling
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  • 3 cups lukewarm water
  • 6 1/2 to 7 1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (see note)
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons instant yeast
4.5/5 (24 Votes)

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  • SYRUP:
  • 1 1/2 cups plus 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest, finely grated
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 3 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
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  • LOAVES:
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
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  • TOPPING:
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
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  • Dough:
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water (110°)
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk (110°)
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 1/2 cup flour
  • Filling:
  • 1 pound bulk sausage
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 7 large eggs
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • pinch of cayenne pepper
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  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup ripe mashed banana (about 2 to 3 bananas)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted and cooled
  • 1/3 cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup nonfat plain greek yogurt (I used Chobani)
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk (soy, coconut, or skim also work)
  • 3/4 cup diced organic ripe strawberries
  • 1/4 cup smashed organic raspberries (or you can use more strawberries)
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  • Wet Ingredients:
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened So Delicious coconut milk (or other non-dairy milk)
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon stevia (I used Nu-Stevia brand)
  • 1/2 teaspoon lavender extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon rosewater
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  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
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  • 1/4 teaspoon stevia (I used Nu-Stevia brand)
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  • 1 10 ounce can diced tomatoes with green chiles, undrained
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  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken (about 1 pound)
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  • PIZZA DOUGH:
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1 tablespoon honey (or sugar)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive or canola oil
  • 3 cups bread flour (give or take 1/2 cup)
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  • 2 tablespoons softened salted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
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  • 1/4 cup warm water, 105°F to 110°F
  • 2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup milk, just to scalding hot, do not simmer or boil
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 3 1/2 cup bread flour (dough will be somewhat sticky, but the less you use, the lighter the rolls)
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  • 2 tablespoon butter, melted, for brushing
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  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
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  • 1 teaspoon water
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  • 1 packet active dry yeast
  • 4 1/4 cups all purpose flour
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  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 extra-large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
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  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 medium bananas, mashed, 1 cup
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  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
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