Gardening, Cooking and Decorating on the Prairie of Kansas

Welcome to Linderhof, our 1920's home on the prairie, where there's usually something in the oven, flowers in the garden for tabletops and herbs in the garden for cooking. Where, when company comes, the teapot is always on and there are cookies and cakes to share in the larder.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Pumpkin Bread and Maple Butter

A ritual of fall is this yeasty pumpkin bread. Shamelessly, it is not from my oven but rather from The Great Harvest Bread Store. We buy several loaves over the months of fall. We love the pumpkin flavor of this bread whether for afternoon tea, toasted for breakfast, or as a dinner bread.
But I did make the butter -- it's maple butter which goes oh so well with the pumpkin bread. A simple way to add an extra flavor to a meal -- take softened butter (a stick makes a small crock full -- perfect for a loaf) and add two tablespoons of real maple syrup. Stir until mixed. Pack into a white ramekin to serve.


Mary Bergfeld said...

I love pumpkin bread, but have never tried it with maple butter. I'm going to remedy that in the next day or so.

Southerncook said...


I have never made Maple Butter either but it sounds delish. Will have to make some Pumpkin Bread and the Maple Butter also. It sounds yummy.


Fifi Flowers said...

I cannot wait until all my friends start baking for the holidays and send me treats! YUM!