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from [jillbrown]

Aunt Dorothy's Pumpkin Bread

She has made this for years, and it is the best pumpkin bread ever.

  • Yield: 8 servings ( Serving Size: servings )
  • Prep time:30 Minutes
  • Cook time:1 Hour, 20 Minutes


  • 1 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 1/4 t baking powder
  • 3/4 t salt
  • 1/2 t each: ground cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon
  • 1 2/3 c flour
  • 1/2 c salad oil
  • 1/2 c water
  • 1 c canned pumpkin
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 c. chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 c. raisens


Sift the dry ingredients together. Place in large bowl and add remaining ingredients in order given, mixing well. Grease a 9x5x5 inch loaf pan and spoon batter into pan.

Bake about 75 to 90 minutes at 325 degrees, until bread pulls away from side of pan and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack. Remove. This bread freezes well.

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