You just can’t beat the church cookbook when it comes to searching for the best recipes. We have two of them, and they’re our go-to books when we’re looking for something new, delicious, exciting or comforting. This week it was Pumpkin Bread with Caramel Glaze. And can I just say “O. M. G!”? This bread ranks right up on the top of my fave bread recipes list, right along with my Great Grandma’s Banana Bread recipe.
The bread itself calls for what seems like a lot of sugar, but it isn’t too terribly sweet, and so the glaze is a wonderful addition. And, like all good Scandinavians, we add a generous dollop of sm
or (Norwegian for butter, pronounced “smurrr” with rolled r’s) on all of our baked breads. The addition of butter officially puts this bread in the “heavenly” category. 🙂
As far as serving suggestions, it would make a great bread to serve at a brunch, an afternoon tea party or any kind of a potluck. We like it served warm best, but even at room temperature, it’s an absolutely delightful bread. Read more