“An auspicious day for you to go out and have fun! You’ll find lots of money and lost items. You’ll also eat lots of yummy food, and meet interesting people. Go out and share your luck with the ones you love!”
—very good omen in the Dali Inn, FFIX
- 2 cups flour (8.5 oz.)
- 2 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice
- 1½ teaspoons baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup pure maple syrup
- ¼ cup grapeseed oil
- 2 large eggs
- 1 14-oz. can of pumpkin puree
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 5 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chunks
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 9×5″ loaf pan with cooking spray. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, spice, baking powder, baking soda.
In another large bowl, whisk together syrup and oil. Whisk in eggs, then pumpkin and vanilla.
Slowly whisk flour mixture into pumpkin mixture, then stir in chocolate. Pour into prepared loaf pan. Bake about 1 hour, or until toothpick inserted in center of loaf comes out clean. Cool in pan on rack 5 minutes, then remove from pan and cool on wire rack.
Makes 8 servings: 403 calories, 16 g. fat, 64 g. carbohydrates, 8 g. fiber, 7g. protein, iron 31%