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pumpkin nut bread

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Marlene York
Macon, GA

Fall is my favorite season and making this bread is a sure sign of fall. The bread freezes well. Normally, I serve it plain or with vanilla ice cream for dessert. I also have warmed it in the microwave in the morning and serve with cream cheese.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For pumpkin nut bread

  • 2 stick
    unsalted butter
  • 3
  • 2 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    each of cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg
  • 1 can
  • 1 c
    pecans or walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    raisins, optional

How To Make pumpkin nut bread

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Set aside.
  • 2
    In mixing bowl on medium-high, cream together butter, eggs, sugar and vanilla extract. Reduce speed to low.
  • 3
    Add flour mixture to butter mixture, alternately with canned pumpkin, ending with flour mixture. Continue beating until well blended. Fold in nuts and optional raisins.
  • 4
    Divide batter between two loaf pans sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour and 10 minutes.