Gingerbread-Spiced Avocado Nut Bread


Gingerbread-Spiced Avocado Nut Bread


  • 3 ea. eggs
  • 2-1/2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 c. white sugar
  • 1 c. Avocados From Mexico, mashed
  • 3/4 c. pecans, chopped
  • 2/3 c. buttermilk
  • 1/2 c. softened butter
  • 2 t. ground cinnamon
  • 2 t. ground ginger
  • 1 t. baking powder
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • 1 t. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 t. ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • Non-stick cooking spray to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 350º F and grease and flour a 9-inch loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium-size bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, with a handheld mixer, mix the butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in the eggs and the mashed avocado.
  4. Stir the buttermilk and flour mixture into the egg-avocado mixture, until well combined. Add the vanilla extract. Fold in the chopped pecans.
  5. Spoon the batter into the prepared pan.
  6. Bake for 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out dry.


Nutrition Facts
Gingerbread-Spiced Avocado Nut Bread
Amount Per Serving 10
Calories 430 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 25%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 80mg 27%
Sodium 410mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 58g 21%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 31g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 7g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 6%
Iron 0mg 6%
Potassium 190mg 25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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