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Trader Joe's Pumpkin Bread and Muffin Mix

Pumpkin Bread and Muffin Mix

Nutrition Facts
about 12 servings per container
Serving size 1/4 cup mix (41g), 1/12th loaf

Amount per serving
Calories 150
% Daily Value*
Total Fat .5g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 290mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 18g
Includes g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 2g

Calcium 0mg 0%
Iron 6mg 34%
Not a significant source of vitamin D, or potassium.

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
We have a tendency to hoard bread and cake mixes - saving them for a rainy day that never seems to come. To remedy the situation, we've been on a bit of a baking kick, burning through our stock and warming our test kitchen with the dreamy fragrance of fresh baked goodies.What's nice about these mixes is they're no-nonsense, quick and easy - just throw in 2 or 3 ingredients, mix and bake.What's not so nice is that they take some of the fun away from baking, and we all know that nothing ever tastes as good as when it's made from scratch.All that said, we were mostly pleased with this Pumpkin Bread & Muffin Mix from Trader Joe's.For starters, ours cooked up with a light, airy texture, and the golden-brown crust was moist and flavorful.One negative to report: there seems to be a growing food flavor trend where things that are called "pumpkin" should more appropriately be called "pumpkin spice". This mix is a little guilty here, as it's harder to identify the very subtle pumpkin flavor when it's overpowered by the nutmeg and ginger flavor. Further, the latter really lingers and seems to coat your tongue a bit unnaturally.Overall, we enjoyed this mix. We would have preferred more of a true pumpkin flavor (like TJ's Pumpkin Bread Pudding - which was amazing), but it was a nice compliment to an afternoon coffee, and we enjoyed the seasonal flavors.Have you cooked up this bread and muffin mix? If so, we'd love to hear what you thought...

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Summary : This mix should have been called "Pumpkin Spice" instead of "Pumpkin", but we still enjoyed this moist, flavorful bread.

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