Orange Pumpkin Bread

Total Time
1hr 40mins
30 mins
1 hr 10 mins

Southern Living; a must for my fall baking. Smells incredible.

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  1. Cream shortening; gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
  3. Combine flour and next 5 ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with pumpkin, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  4. Add water and orange juice, mixing well.
  5. Stir in raisins and orange rind.
  6. Spoon batter into two greased and floured 9x5x3-inch loaf pans.
  7. Bake at 350°F for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  8. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely on wire racks.