Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Pumpkin Bread

Moist Pumpkin Bread

2/3 Cup Crisco (shortening or lard) Must be a solid NOT liquid
½ teasp Baking Powder
2 2/3 Cup Sugar
2 teasp. Baking Soda
4 Eggs
1 ½ teasp. Salt
1 (16 oz ) Can of Pumpkin
1 teasp. Cinnamon
2/3 Cup Water
1 teasp. Ground Cloves
3 1/3 Cup all-purpose Flour
½ teasp. Nutmeg
1 Cup Walnuts (chopped)

Cream Crisco, gradually add sugar beating well.
Add eggs, mix well. Stir in pumpkin & water.

In another bowl: combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, sale, cinnamon, cloves & nutmeg. Add this dry mixture to creamed mixture & mix well.

Fold in nuts.

Spoon into 2 well greased & floured 9”x5”x3” loaf pans.

Bake @ 350F for 1 hour and 10 minutes (check at 1 hour) Done when knife inserted comes out clean.

This came from a good friend’s mother …it’s one of my favorites.


1 comment:

  1. Hi I would like to make this but I don't know what Crisco is. I live in Australia and have not heard of it, is it a brand name?
    I came here through "some baby's come by plane"