Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

Another tasty bread using pumpkin!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350- grease two 9x5 loaf pans.
  2. Cut whole orange into wedges& remove seeds& membranes; place in blender with water& puree.
  3. In a large mixer bowl, cream shortening& sugar thoroughly.
  4. Add orange puree to creamed mixture, then eggs& pumpkin, and mix well.
  5. Add dry ingredients to pumpkin mixture, stir in pecans and dates (or raisins).
  6. Pour batter evenly into prepared loaf pans, and bake 1 hour or until tests done.
  7. Remove from pans& place on wire rack to cool completely.
Most Helpful

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This recipe smells absolutely wonderful as it is baking and is great for using up oranges (juice the oranges and add water to get the 2/3 cup water). I adjusted mine to cut some of the sugar (1 cup Splenda, 1 cup sugar, 1/3 cup packed brown sugar), use up some pumpkin pie spices (Trader Joe's, 3 generous teaspoons), and I added 1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract and an