- Combine all bread ingredients, except walnuts and dates in large mixer bowl.
- Beat at medium spead about 1 minute. Add walnuts and dates, pour batter into 2-quart glass loaf dish.
- Microwave on simmer at least 20 minutes. Then microwave on high for 5–6 minutes ot until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.
- Let stand 2 minutes. Unmold. Serve with pumpkin topping.
- pumpkin topping: Whip cream with powdered sugar and spices. Fold in pumpkin.1 loaf bread.