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Pumpkin Bread Recipe

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

Helen Pejovich Rodriguez
Added: Wednesday, September 29, 2010


1 1/3 c. sugar
1/3 c. shortening
2 eggs
1 2/3 c. flour
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. baking soda
3/4 tsp. salt
1/3 c. water
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
1 c. pumpkin

Cream together sugar, shortening and eggs. Mix well. Sift dry ingredients and spices into egg mixture. Add pumpkin and water. Pour into 1 large loaf pan.

Bale 350F for 1 hr.

Number Of Servings:
1 large loaf
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Makes a great hostess gift




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