Orange Pumpkin Bread

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
YIELD: 2 loaves




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