Pumpkin Streusel Bread

I made  delicious Pumpkin Streusel Bread using SPLENDA® Sweetener Products as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #SplendaSweeties #SweetSwaps

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The Fall baking season has started with a roar! I honestly do not bake a lot during the rest of the year, but come October it is a baking fest in my kitchen. I’ve got a long list of new recipes to try and lighten. Lightening a dessert recipe takes a lot of trial and error. Baking is a science and when you change one ingredient it has a big impact on the recipe. It took me three tries to get this Pumpkin Streusel Bread the way I wanted it. Whenever I am working on a baked recipe, I always look for ways to reduce the sugar and fat. Yogurt and applesauce works as a good substitute for fat. I always decrease the amouut of sugar in a recipe and in this one I also used SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend. Just like the name implies, it is a blend of brown sugar and SPLENDA® Brand Sweetener. That means you may need half as much in a recipe as regular brown sugar and you have half the calories. That is a good deal.

This bread is fabulous! Healthy Pumpkin Bread Streusel with less sugar - Low Calorie, Low Fat Recipe #SplendaSweeties #SweetSwaps #ad

I am truly the pumpkin lover in my family. My husband and daughter are not really on board the pumpkin train. I was rather surprised when they both enjoyed this Pumpkin Streusel Bread. It is a moist bread filled with pumpkin flavor and a dash of cinnamon and other spices. It really was a nice balance. One day I even made french toast out of it. Woo wee, that was tasty. I think it would be perfect for Thanksgiving. Quick breads are the type of recipes I like to have on hand to make gifts for neighbors during the holidays. Pumpkin Streusel Bread makes a wonderful hostess gift, if you are heading to a party, or even a Christmas present. If you are hitting the road for Thanksgiving, bring a couple of loaves with you to share with family. Full warning, you may be tempted to eat it in the car before arriving at your destination. It would be better to bring an extra one or two.
This bread is fabulous! Healthy Pumpkin Bread Streusel with less sugar - Low Calorie, Low Fat Recipe #SplendaSweeties #SweetSwaps #ad

This bread is fabulous! Healthy Pumpkin Bread Streusel with less sugar - Low Calorie, Low Fat Recipe #SplendaSweeties #SweetSwaps #ad

I have found so many uses for SPLENDA® Sweeteners from savory dishes like Sweet and Sour Pork to drinks like Raspberry Ginger Ale. SPLENDA® isn’t just for baking. You find lots of other ideas in the Sweet Swaps program by SPLENDA® Sweeteners.

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Pumpkin Streusel Bread

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Author Christie Daruwalla

Ingredients

Streusel:

  • ¼ cup whole-wheat pastry flour
  • ¼ cup oats
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. SPLENDA® Brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp. melted coconut oil

Bread:

  • 1 1/3 cups 160 grams all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • ½ tsp. ground allspice
  • 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup SPLENDA® Brown Sugar
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup 2% fat Greek yogurt at room temperature
  • 2 tbsp. grape seed or vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs at room temperature
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350•. Spray a 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan with baking spray.
  2. For the streusel: combine flour, oats, sugar and cinnamon. Pour in the coconut oil and mix together. Put aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together sugar, pumpkin puree, yogurt, oil, eggs and vanilla.
  5. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and pour in the wet ingredients.
  6. Stir until just combined.
  7. Pour into a loaf pan. Sprinkle the streusel on top and lightly press down on it.
  8. Bake for 1 hr. to 1 hr. and 15 minutes.
  9. Let cool for 5 minutes on a wire rack.
  10. Take loaf out of pan and place directly on wire rack to cool completely.

Recipe Notes

Cal 137 Carbs 20g/Fiber 3g/ Fat 4g/Protein 4g

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Comments

  1. Now that is a gorgeous loaf of bread! I am a sucker for streusel topping and this looks so yummy...perfect with a cup of coffee for breakfast!
  2. I love splenda - it's my favorite sweetener! Love this pumpkin bread especially all that crunchy delicious streusel topping!
  3. I love Pumpkin Recipes, this looks delicious!
  4. Christie--this looks delicious !!! A family member has extreme sensitivity to Splenda ( significant headaches ...) so I would like to make this using plain old brown sugar...Would I use the same amount of it in this recipe or would I need to add more or less ??? also , how would the nutritional info change when using brown sugar ??? thanks so much for your help !
    • Christie Daruwalla says
      Hi Doris, The nutritional value will significantly go up. I would use light brown sugar and you would need to double the amount of sugar. I might try a little less, just because I prefer my baked goods less sweet. I hope you all enjoy it.
  5. Such a pretty loaf! I can just imagine that CRUNCH on top.
  6. I was planning to make a pumpkin bread this week, I am going to use this one! :)
  7. I'm not a huge fan of artificial sweeteners, but I bet it would still be amazing with a natural sweetener like honey or pure maple syrup! Love the topping!
  8. Dear Christine, French toast! I can only imagine how heavenly that would be with this beautiful loaf. :)
  9. I love pumpkin bread, your lightened up version looks wonderful especially with that streusel top, yum!
  10. The toppings of anything streusel always make me smile ;) So good!
  11. This sounds so good! I am a sucker for streusel toppings!
  12. This bread look ahhhhmazing and that streusel topping...yes please!
  13. With all those delicious spices in this pumpkin bread I can just imagine how wonderful it smells while baking! I haven't make pumpkin bread yet. I'll have to give your recipe a try. I love the added texture from the streusel topping!
  14. This looks and sounds delish! I'd really love a slice of it for breakfast right now! :)
  15. This Pumpkin bread looks fantastic! And that streusel topping brilliant, love that you used coconut oil this is one of my favorite oil for baking or cooking.
  16. Now this is my kind of quick bread! :) Love the fall flavors & that it is lower in sugar as well.
  17. Im super surprised that this bread is lightened up, it looks too good to be true! That streusel on top is calling my name!
  18. I had no idea Splenda had brown sugar. Will have to give it a try and your scrumptious bread sounds like a good recipe to do just that!
  19. nothing says fall quite like pumpkin bread, and that streusel...YUM

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