December 27, 2009

Pumpkin Bread

3 cups sugar
1 cup butter, melted (can use oil)
4 eggs
1 can pumpkin (2 cups using homemade)
3 ½ cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 ½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cloves
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon ginger
½ cup water
1 cup chopped nuts of your choice (optional)
Sift dry ingredients together with spices. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and pumpkin and mix well. Mix melted butter and water and add alternately with flour mixture. Add nuts if using. Pour into 2 greased floured 9×5 loaf pans or one Bundt pan. Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour and 15 minutes or until done at 350*.

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