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Pumpkin Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Pumpkin Bread, by , is from The Ellis Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

LaQuita Green
Added: Monday, August 31, 2009


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 350 or until done. Turn out on racks to cool.




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