Mother's Pumpkin Loaf (sallye) Recipe

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MOTHER'S PUMPKIN LOAF (SALLYE)

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

Another old fashioned recipe from my mother's recipe trove. Since I am the only one in my family who really likes pumpkin, I seldom make it. But it is a wonderfully tasteful recipe.

Try it if you like pumpkin, you'll love it.


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Serves:

Recipe makes 2 to 3 loaves (see instructions)

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3-1/3 c
flour (all purpose)
3 c
sugar (granulated or light brown)
1 c
wesson oil ( i use canola)
2/3 c
water
1-1/2 c
pumpkin (not pie filling)
4 large
eggs
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
cloves
1 tsp
nutmeg
2 tsp
soda (baking soda)
1-1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
chopped nuts (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
NOTE: I HAVE COPIED INGREDIENTS AND DIRECTIONS EXACTLY AS MY MOTHER HAD THEM WRITTEN. I HAVE ADDED MY OWN NOTES IN PARENTHESES ( ).
2
Blend oil, water and sugar ( I used canola oil)
3
Add eggs one at a time (beating mixture after each addition)
4
Add pumpkin and sifted dry ingredients.

(sift flour, spices, soda and salt together before adding)
5
Mix well in mixer (on low to medium speed).

(add) nuts optional
6
Grease and flour pans. Fill each 3/4 full.

Makes 3 loaves 8-1/2" x 4" x 2-1/2"
(or will make 2 loaves in 9" x 5" x 3")
7
(Preheat oven to 350º).

Bake one hour at 350º, cool in pan.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads, Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy, Heirloom