Pumpkin Bread

Amount

 Measure

 Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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3/4

 cup

 dark brown sugar

3/4

 cup

 sugar

1/2

 cup

 vegetable oil

2

 large

 eggs

15

 ounces

 pumpkin

3

 cups

 all-purpose flour

1

 teaspoon

 vanilla extract

1/2

 teaspoon

 ground cloves

1/2

 teaspoon

 ground cinnamon

1/2

 teaspoon

 ground nutmeg

1

 teaspoon

 baking soda

1/4

 teaspoon

 salt

1/2

 teaspoon

 baking powder -- teas

1/2

 teaspoon

 ground ginger

1/2

 cup

 raisins -- seedless

1/2

 cup

 walnuts -- diced


Heat oven to 350F.

Grease and flour two 9x5x3 inch pans.

Beat brown sugar, sugar, and oil in large bowl.

Add eggs and pumpkin to sugar mixture and mix well.

Add dry ingredients and mix until incorporated.

Add raisins and nuts.

Pour into pans. Bake for 1 to 1:15 hours or until toothpick inserted into bread comes out clean.

Cool for 10 minutes on cooling racks. Remove bread from pans and cool completely.

Notes:  Make sure you get plain pumpkin puree and not the pumpkin pie mix.
A spray that has vegetable oil and flour can be used to prepare the pans.

Makes 16 servings

Per Serving:
276 Calories; 10g Fat (31.8% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 43g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 27mg Cholesterol; 142mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 1/2 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Fruit; 2 Fat; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

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