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This recipe for Pumpkin Bread, by Linda Delger, is from The Hanner Family Cookbook,
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1 C Shortening 2 C Sugar 2 C Pumpkin 4 Eggs 3 C Flour 2 tsp Baking Soda 1 tsp Nutmeg 2 tsps cinnamon 1/2 tsp cloves
Put shortening and sugar in lg bowl. Add and beat the pumpkin and eggs. Then add and beat the flour, soda and the spices with the rest. Bake in greased loaf pans (2 lg loaf pans) for 1 hour at 350º. Cool in pan for 15 minutes then cool on rack .
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