Pumpkin Bread

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Total Time
1hr 15mins
15 mins
1 hr

Of all the breads I make, this is always a favorite that I include in my Christmas goodie baskets. I don't usually make regular size loaves, I make mini loaves. The recipe is the same, baking time is usually around 35-45 minutes.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease bottom ONLY of 2 loaf pans, 9x5x3.
  3. Mix sugar and shortening in large bowl, stir in pumpkin, water and eggs.
  4. Mix in flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves, vanilla, and baking powder; stir in nuts.
  5. Pour into pans.
  6. Bake until wooden toothpick comes out clean, 60-70 minutes, cool for 5 minutes.
  7. Loosen sides of loaves from pans, remove bread from pans.
  8. Cool completely before slicing.