Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Holiday Pumpkin Bread


1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
4 eggs
1 cup vegetable oil
2/3 cup water
3 cups white sugar
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1 cup of raisins ~ optional
1 cup of chopped walnuts ~ optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray loaf pans with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together pumpkin puree, eggs, oil, water and sugar until well blended. In a separate bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger. Stir the dry ingredients into the pumpkin mixture until just blended. Add raisins and walnuts. Pour into the prepared pans.
  3. Bake for about 50 minutes in the preheated oven. Loaves are done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.


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Tessa Emily Hall ~ Christ is Write said...

I was thinking recently about how I should try pumpkin bread sometime, so I may have to use this recipe! Thanks for sharing. =)

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Jessica Nelson said...

That's so yummy! I wish someone else would make it and I could eat it. *grin*

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, Rita!