Forest's Pumpkin Bread

Marcia McCance

By
@mmccance

This recipe is what my brother, Forest, makes as Christmas Gifts for people every year. My brother loves to feed people and people love it when he does!! He took a plain pumpkin bread recipe and turned it into a happy fruit cake. All his friends and family love to receive his bread as a gift.

It is really good when frozen for about a month and then thawed. It does something to the bread and it comes out moist and delicious.

He makes them in November for December gift giving.

Enjoy!!


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Serves:

Makes 3 loaves

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

BATTER

3 c
sugar
1 c
salad oil
2 c
pumpkin
2/3 c
water
4
whole eggs
3 1/3 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 tsp
cinnamon

AFTER BATTER IS MADE, ADD:

1/2 c
dried cranberries, chopped
1/2 c
walnuts, chopped
1/2 c
dates chopped
1/2 c
dark raisins
1/2 jar(s)
maraschino cherries, cut in half

AFTER BREAD IS BAKED SPREAD ON TOP OF LOAVES

1/4 c
butter (more if needed)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 F
2
Grease and flour three 9x5 loaf pans
3
Combine all BATTER ingredients and mix well
4
Fold in the fruit until well mixed
5
Divide batter evenly into 3 loaf pans
6
Bake 350 F, for 1 hour
7
After baking, while still hot, rub the top of the bread loaves with butter
8
This pumpkin fruit bread is best if frozen and taken out as needed.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Fruit, #Dried, #pumpkin, #bread