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Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

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Added: Thursday, November 23, 2006


2/3 c. shortening
2 c. sugar
4 eggs
2 c. canned pumpkin puree
2/3 c. water
3 1/3 c. flour
2 tsp. baking soda
3/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. ground cloves
1 tsp. cinnamon
2/3 c. walnuts or raisins (optional)

Pre-heat oven to 350.
Cream shortening. Add sugar and beat well. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Stir in water and pumpkin puree. In separate bowl, combine flour and remaining dry ingredients. Add to creamed mixture. Fold in walnuts. Fill muffin tins 3/4.

Bake at 350 for 15 - 20 minutes. Cool 10 minutes and remove from pan.




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