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
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.