Pumpkin Streusel Loaf

Spicy, Dense Deliciousness

0.333333 cup   walnuts, chopped
3 tbsp   brown sugar
1 tsp   cinnamon
0.5 tsp   ginger
3 tbsp   cold butter
0.25 cup   melted butter
2 cups   whole wheat flour
0.5 cup   sugar
1 tsp   baking soda
1 tsp   salt
0.5 tsp   cloves
0.5 tsp   nutmeg
1 cup   pumpkin puree
0.5 cup   plain, thick yoghurt
0.5 cup   honey
1 tsp   vanilla
2   eggs beaten
1. Combine walnuts, brown sugar, half the cinnamon and ginger. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Set aside and preheat oven to 350F.

2. Sift flour with sugar, baking soda, salt, the remaining cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Set aside. Whisk pumpkin with yoghurt, honey and melted butter, vanilla and beaten eggs. Make a well in the centre of dry ingredients with a wooden spoon and pour wet ingredients into it. Mix until just blended.

3. Scrape batter into a greased 9x5 loaf pan. Sprinkle with set aside topping. Bake for 1 hour or until tester comes out clean. Cool in pan for 15 minutes then turn out onto a rack.

Perfect for entertaining along side a nice pot of tea.