Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Pumpkin Bread

After making two pumpkin cakes, it doesn't see quite right to make pumpkin bread, also.  Maybe a bit of calorie overload?  Since the scales are still in my favor, I decided to just do it!  I have used this particular pumpkin bread recipe for close to forty years.  I got it from a gal when I was in college.  I have never found one that is better than this.  The bread is moist and tasty.  Just great to enjoy in the morning...well, afternoon, well, evening...actually, anytime!!

So, while I enjoy my coffee and a slice of pumpkin bread, I will share the recipe with you.


Pumpkin Bread

Yield:  2 loaves
Preheat Oven:  350°
Bake:  1 hour and 15 minutes

2 cups pumpkin
4 eggs
2/3 cup shortening
3 cups sugar
3 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp soda
2/3 cup water

Cream the first four ingredients. 
In a separate bowl, mix together the dry ingredients.  Add the dry ingredients to the pumpkin mixture alternately with the water.
Pour into desired loaf pans. 

PRINTABLE RECIPE


I love the fall and the wonderful foods!

12 comments:

  1. Wow, that looks so incredibly moist and I can just imagine all of those warm spices wafting throughout my kitchen. Bookmarking to make for Thanksgiving.

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  2. Love that it's the season for pumpkin bread. I need to get baking!

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  3. For some strange reason I only think to make pumpkin bread at holiday time. I'm the same way with pumpkin pie. Your recipe is very different than mine and I'll give it a try. Love that deep pumpkin color.

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  4. Your recipe is the third one I've bookmarked this morning. I cannot get enough pumpkin! I even put some in the freezer for later in the winter. The bread looks delicious and I love the shape of the pan. It's one I've missed and don't have in my baking cabinet.

    Best,
    Bonnie

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  5. Your pumpkin bread looks really yummy! He! He! I've just posted on pumpkin yeast bread!

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  6. Hello
    Very nice. delicious!
    Thanks for the recipe!
    Have a nice day

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  7. I have enjoyed reading all your pumpkin posts. The one I use for bread is very much like yours! So moist, I love it!
    Hope all is well with you, Kate!

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  8. I just made my annual pumpkin puree batch so I have lots of little packages to work with... love pumpkin bread and this looks like a good recipe!

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  9. Looks so wonderful. Happy Monday.

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