"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
4 Eggs, beaten well 3 C Sugar 2/3 C Water (add gradually) 1 C Oil 2 C Pumpkin 1 tsp Cinnamon 1 tsp Nutmeg 1 tsp Cloves 1 tsp Allspice 1 1/2 tsp Salt 2 tsp Baking Soda 1/2 tsp Baking Powder 3 1/3 C Flour 1 C Nuts, optional
Mix all ingredients together and pour into 2 loaf pans. Bake at 350º for 1 hour, or until knife comes out clean. Let cool for 10 minutes before serving.
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