Sunday, November 21, 2010

pumpkin bread

with thanksgiving right around the corner, i thought it appropriate to share my mother's recipe of pumpkin bread! this is some good stuff!, and i promise no calories are included! ;) have fun with this and enjoy!
what you'll need:
sugar, flour, veggie oil, water, canned pumpkin, eggs, nutmeg,
cinnamon, baking powder, vanilla, optional: walnuts and raisins
mix together 3 cups sugar, 1 cup vegetable oil, 2/3 cup H2O, 1 large can canned pumpkin, and 4 eggs.
add in seasonings: 1 t. nutmeg, 1 t. cinnamon, 2 t. baking powder, and 1 t. vanilla
then stir in 3 1/2 cups flour
mix it all together, then add in 1 cup chopped walnuts (and raisins)
pour evenly in 3 loaf pans and bake @ 350* for 50-60 minutes.
my mother usually always makes this recipe without the nuts, and it is very good without the nuts, but i prefer the nuts. i've never had this pumpkin bread with raisins, but i'm sure it is very good. so the walnuts and raisins are completely up to you. this bread freezes very well. it is just as good warm right out of the oven as it is cold out of the freezer! enjoy.

pumpkin bread
3 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
2/3 water
1 large can of canned pumpkin
4 eggs
1 t. nutmeg
1 t. cinnamon
2 t. baking soda
1 t. vanilla
3 1/2 cups flour
1 cup chopped walnuts - optional
1 cup raisins - optional

mix sugar, oil, water, pumpkin, eggs, nutmeg, cinnamon, baking soda, and vanilla. add flour, nuts, and raisins. mix well.
pour evenly into 3 loaf pans, ungreased.
bake @ 350* 50-60 minutes
STRIKE! 60min


Anonymous said...

Thank you April! I am going to make it and add Craisins! - Sara

Rachel P said...

How large a can of pumpkin, April? I bought some super huge cans at Costco, so......How many ounces are in the can you use? Thanks, I've been looking for a pumpkin bread recipe!

Anonymous said...

NOTE: Baking Soda (not baking powder!!!)

And I'm trying walnuts and craisins this year.

I'm reading the same book April!!!
A teacher at work loaned me all three books,the series.

Love MOM PS Hope your new year starts with teaching ZUMBA.

sarahlove said...

Pumpkin anything is awesome!!! Thanks April!

I agree with your mom about Zumba! :)