Mom's Pumpkin Nut Bread

Fran Murray

By
@franmurray

This is a favorite recipe from when I was a little girl. I always made this for my teachers at Christmas time.


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Rating:

Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
ground ginger
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
ground cloves
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/3 c
shortening
2 large
eggs
1 c
canned libby's pumpkin
1/4 c
whole milk
1/2 c
coarsely chopped walnuts (optional)
1/2 c
raisins (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2
In a mixing bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, salt, ginger, baking soda, and cloves; set aside. In a large mixer bowl beat together brown sugar and shortening until well combined; beat in eggs. Add pumpkin and milk; mix well. Add flour mixture to sugar-pumpkin mixture, mixing well. Stir in chopped nuts and the raisins, if using.
3
Turn batter into a greased 9x5x3-inch loaf pan. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 55 to 60 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool thoroughly on a wire rack. Wrap in aluminum foil and place in a zip-lock bag and store overnight before slicing. Makes 1 loaf.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy