Perfect Pumpkin Bread Recipe
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Pumpkin bread is one of my favorite things about the Fall.   This bread is extremely moist, and works great as muffins. I like to make one loaf of bread and two dozen muffins...with chocolate chips added.   Oh, the possibilities!
Recipe type: bread
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil or ½ cup applesauce
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • ⅔ cup water
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour two 9x5 inch loaf pans.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together pumpkin, eggs, oil or applesauce, butter, water, sugars and vanilla until well blended.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger.
  5. Stir the dry ingredients into the pumpkin mixture until just blended.
  6. Pour batter into the prepared pans.
  7. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
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