What do you do with two punkins on a Friday morning?
Make pumpkin bread, of course!
What’s the best part of baking?
Snitching, of course!
I won’t leave you in suspense. Here is our pumpkin bread recipe, which we make for every new arrival in the neighborhood, and pretty often for ourselves, too…
Spiced Pumpkin Bread
3 c. sugar
1 c. vegetable oil
3 large eggs
1 16-ounce can solid pack pumpkin (NOT pie filling!)
3 c. flour
1 tsp. ground cloves
1 tsp. ground nutmg
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. allspice
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
Butter & flour two bread loaf pans. Beat sugar & oil in a large bowl. Mix in eggs and pumpkin.
Sift flour, cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, salt & baking powder into another large bowl. Stir into pumpkin mixture in two additions (I use the kitchen aid).
Divide batter equally between prepared pans. Bake until a tester comes out clean, about 1 hour 10 minutes. Transfer to racks & cool 10 minutes. Using knife, cut around the edge of loaves. Turn loaves out onto racks to cool completely.