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pumpkin spice loaf ingredients

pumpkin spice loaf

With summer having come to an end, the cooler weather of Autumn has been a welcome change. I think Autumn has grown to become one of my favourite seasons, since here in Arizona it offers mild, sunny days and warm, temperate evenings. When October hit this year, I was really excited. Seasonals were everywhere – pumpkin ales, spiced candles and lots of delicious baking goodies. I was intent on sharing the joy with Sister P and brother-in-law Mr. T when they came to visit, so being the master schedule-planner that I am, I figured we could squeeze in a pie-bake one late evening. By the time the pie was baked and cooled, it was well after 2 am. We were all very sleepy and tired, but the smell of freshly baked pie crust (thank you Maggie Beer, I love your sour cream pastry) mingling with pumpkin and spice was all too inviting to let us sleep… yes, we stayed up and we ate it. I wanted to share something special for Fall, and so here …