Pumpkin Bread

Total Time
1hr 45mins
15 mins
1 hr 30 mins

I have no idea where I found this recipe. For the past 25 years or so this has become a holiday tradition. I have made this for bake sales and have baked it in mini-loaf pans and given as Christmas gifts. If this is baked in mini-loaf pans, reduce the cooking time to about 45 minutes.

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  1. Cream the sugar and oil together.
  2. Add eggs and pumpkin, mixing well.
  3. Mix together the dry ingredients.
  4. Add dry ingredients to pumpkin mixture alternately with water.
  5. Pour into 2 well greased and floured 9 x 5 inch loaf pans.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours or until tests done.
  7. Let stand 10 minutes, remove from pan to cool.
  8. Note: To test for doness, insert a toothpick off center and if it comes out clean the bread is done.