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Pumpkin Bread

By Charlotte on October 12, 2009 4:37 PM

Laced with four savory spices, this moist, fall-favorite is perfect for celebrating the season.  Plan to share with friends because one small can of pumpkin makes three, luscious loaves.

PumpkinBread1.jpg3 cups sugar

4 eggs, beaten

1 cup canola oil

1 (16-ounce) can pumpkin

3 ½ cups flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

2 teaspoons baking soda

2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon allspice

½ teaspoon ground cloves

1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon

1 teaspoon nutmeg

1 cup water


Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.  Pour into three greased and floured loaf pans.  Bake about 45 minutes at 350 degrees or until toothpick inserted near center of loaves comes out clean. 


Adapted from a community cookbook recipe by Carolyn Adams, this bread freezes well. 


Approximate calories per serving: 262.

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