Pumpkin Patch Bread
1-1/2 c. sugar
1 c. canned pumpkin
1/2 c. vegetable oil
1/2 c. water
1-2/3 c. all-purpose flour
1 t. baking soda
3/4 t. salt
1/2 t. each ground cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg
1/4 t. baking powder
1/2 c. chopped pecans
In a large mixing bowl, combine the first five ingredients.
Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, spices and baking
powder; gradually add to pumpkin mixture and mix well. Fold in pecans.
Pour into a greased 9 x 5 x 3 loaf pan.
Bake at 350 for 70-80 minutes or until a toothpick inserted
near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to
a wire rack to cool.
Yield: 1 loaf.
Note: this is a delicious pumpkin bread. One of our favorites! This is also the
recipe we featured on our front page in November and October.