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This recipe for Delicious Pumpkin Bread, by Karen King, is from The Cookbook Seasoned with Love. ,
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3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 cups solid pack pumpkin puree 1 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional) 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 cups white sugar 2/3 cup water 4 eggs
Grease and flour three 7 x 3 inch pans. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Measure flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and spices into a large bowl. Stir to blend. Add pumpkin, water, salad oil, eggs, and nuts. Beat until well combined. Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake for approximately 1 hour.
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