Senator Al Franken's : Aunt Carla's Pumkin Cornbread

Colleen Sowa

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@colleenlucky7

Every year Senator Al Franken sends some family recipes to me for the holidays... So I thought I would share with all of my Just A Pinch friends. Enjoy!


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Serves:

2 Loaves

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

2 c
cornmeal
2 c
white flour
1 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 c
vegetable oil
4
eggs
2 1/4 c
pumpkin puree
1 c
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

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1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
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2. Combine all the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
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3. On the first speed of a hand or standing mixer, beat together the eggs, oil, pumpkin puree, and milk.
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4. Fold the wet ingredients into the dry in three batches with a rubber spatula. The batter will be smooth, and is more fluffy than liquidy.
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5. Pour the batter into a 9 by 13 baking pan (or two loaf pans), and place in the middle rack of the oven.
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6. Bake for 25 minutes, or until a cake tester or toothpick stuck in the middle of the cornbread comes out dry.
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7. Let the cornbread cool for ten minutes, and then cut into pieces and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy