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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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)

Step-By-Step

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

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

(add) nuts optional
6Grease 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