Pumpkin Bread

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This is a great old Maine recipe, moist and spicy. The bread actually tastes even better the day after it is baked. Great for holiday gift giving!

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • ⅔ cup water
  • 3 cups white sugar
  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger

Directions

  • Step 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 7×3 inch loaf pans.
  • Step 2
    In a large bowl, mix together pumpkin puree, eggs, oil, water and sugar until well blended. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger. Stir the dry ingredients into the pumpkin mixture until just blended. Pour into the prepared pans.
  • Step 3
    Bake for about 50 minutes in the preheated oven. Loaves are done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 263.2
% Daily Value *
Protein: 6 %
Carbohydrates: 13 %
Dietary Fiber: 4 %
Sugars: 
Fat: 16 %
Saturated Fat: 8 %
Cholesterol: 10 %
Vitamin A Iu: 56 %
Niacin Equivalents: 14 %
Vitamin C: 1 %
Folate: 10 %
Calcium: 1 %
Iron: 7 %
Magnesium: 3 %
Potassium: 2 %
Sodium: 12 %
Thiamin: 15 %

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