Monday, December 23, 2013

Make it Mondays: Mini Pumpkin Cake Loaves with Maple Sugar Glaze

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Its Make it Mondays and in honor of Christmas, I am covering a recipe that can be served in ramekins on breakfast morning, be given as a very thoughtful last-minute gift,
 and is just sweet enough to be served as a dessert for Christmas dinner.

The mini loaf is much more cake- like then bread. It can be eaten with a spoon and has hints of pumpkin spice that gives it that delicious winter-comfort feeling. It is definitely most delicious when served warm. *When reserving, wrap bread in heavy foil and reheat in the oven at 350 for 15 min.
The maple sugar glaze gives the pumpkin cake that rich, winter-comfort feeling that makes it feel "homey." This icing can be whipped up with just 2 common ingredients in your house and can be used on nearly anything. From pancakes to dipped in pretzels, it is sure to taste delicious.
This recipe can also be used to make delicious muffins you can serve on Christmas morning...

It can also be packaged in mini bread loaf aluminum container that you can get at your local grocery store for packs of 3 for under $2. These containers can be personally gift-wrapped and given as a great little gift for a holiday party.

You can even add a cute card with a clever message to go with it...

I hope you have enjoyed these past few Make it Mondays involving holiday recipes. Below I have organized all of the Make-It Monday recipes with their links in order to inspire your holiday menu.

Christmas Eve Desserts
Christmas Breakfast

 I'll see you all tomorrow for a special edition of Takeout Tuesdays where I cover healthy tips for survivingChristmas dinner & your New Year's Eve party. 
Create a great Monday Everyone! Below is your daily dose of inspiration...

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