Spicy Pumpkin Bread

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This is a great recipe for pumpkin bread that I got out of an old Bon Appetit magazine.  It’s nice and spicy.  It makes two loaves so I can put one in the freezer which I like.

Spicy Pumpkin Bread

3 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
3 large eggs
1 16-ounce can solid pack pumpkin
3 cups flour
1 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground nutmeg
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts or pecans, optional

Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter and flour two 9x5x3-inch loaf pans.

Beat sugar and oil in large bowl to blend. Mix in eggs and pumpkin. Sift flour, cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, salt and baking powder into another large bowl. Stir into pumpkin mixture in 2 additions. Mix in walnuts or pecans, if desired.

Divide batter equally between prepared pans. Bake until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 1 hour 10 minutes.

Transfer to racks and cool 10 minutes. Using sharp knife, cut around edge of loaves. Turn loaves out onto racks and cool completely

Makes 2 loaves

VIEW PRINTABLE RECIPE HERE!

Happy Cooking!

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