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Pumpkin Bread with Nuts and/or Dates Recipe

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This recipe for Pumpkin Bread with Nuts and/or Dates, by , is from Descendants of the La Crosse Family, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mary Jo De Villers
Added: Tuesday, July 8, 2008


1 1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. oil
2 eggs
1 cup pumpkin
1 3/4 c. flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. allspice
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/3 c. water
1 cup dates (if desired)
1/2 c. chopped nutes (if desired)

Bake in greased tins at 350 for 1 hour. Will make 3 baby loaf pans. Double recipe for full can of pumpkin. If doubling, you may want to use a very large mixing bowl.




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