|Olive Oil Pumpkin Bread| from Chicago's Sweetest Lyon

Olive Oil Pumkin Bread SweetLyon.com.jpg
Olive Oil Pumpkin Bread SweetLyon.com.jpg

Fall is certainly here and one of my favorite flavors of the season is Pumpkin. Alex Lyon, of SweetLyon.com is a gracious friend and culinary wizard who is sharing one of her tasty fall favorites. 


  • 3/4 whole wheat flower
  • 2/3 cup unbleached all purpose flower
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar  
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup organic honey
  • 2 tbs Pepitas & 2 tbs raw sugar to sprinkle on top

Set the oven on bake at 350 degrees. Mix the dry ingredients together in one bowl and mix the wet ingredients together in another bowl. Make sure to whisk to equally incorporate. Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour all the wet ingredients into the well and thoroughly whisk. Pour batter into a greased 9x5 Loaf Pan, sprinkle the top of the loaf with raw sugar and pepitas. Bake for about 40 minutes and enjoy the taste and smell of fall. Thank you so much for visiting.