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Country Pumpkin Bread Recipe

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

Cynda Knight
Added: Monday, November 2, 2009


4 eggs
2 c. pumpkin
1 c. oil
3 c. sugar
3 1/3 c. flour
2 t. baking soda
1/2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
1 t. cloves
1 t. cinnamon
1 t. nutmeg
1 c. raisins
1/2 c. coconut
1 c. walnuts

Combine eggs, pumpkin, oil and sugar in one bowl. Combine flour, soda, salt and spices in another bowl. Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture. Add raisins, coconut and walnuts if desired. Generously grease 2 large loaf pans and lightly flour. Bake at 325 for 1 1/2 hrs.




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