This recipe for Pumpkin Bread, by LaQuita Green, is from The Ellis Family Cookbook,
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2/3 c. shortening 2-2/3 c. sugar 4 eggs 1 (1 lb.) can pumpkin 3-1/3 c. flour 1/2 c. walnuts 1-1/2 t. salt 1 t. cinnamon 1 t. vanilla 1 t. baking powder 2 t. soda in 2/3 c. water 1/2 c. raisins; pour boiling water over raisins and drain
Combine all ingredients and mix in mixer. Add nuts and raisins last. Divide dough into 2 (9 x 3") loaf pans. Grease pans; add dough. Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes at 350º or until done. Turn out on racks to cool.
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