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Amish Pumpkin Bread Recipe

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

Jennifer Shong


3 1/2 cups flour
3 cups sugar
1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. cloves
1 1/2 tsp. salt
4 eggs, slightly beaten
2 cups pumpkin
1 cup cooking oil
2/3 cup warm water
1 cup raisins or chopped walnuts

1/2 cup sugar
1 cup flour
1/3 cup butter or margarine

In a medium bowl combine all dry ingredients. In a large bowl combine eggs, pumpkin, oil, water and raisins. Stir in dry ingredients and mix well. Spoon batter evenly into 3 small greased and floured loaf pans.
Combine all topping ingredients until crumbly. Sprinkle evenly over pumpkin mixture in each pan.
Bake at 350 for about 40 mins.




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