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senator al franken's : aunt carla's pumkin cornbread

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Colleen Sowa
La Crosse, WI

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!

(2 ratings)
yield 2 Loaves
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For senator al franken's : aunt carla's pumkin cornbread

  • 2 c
  • 2 c
    white flour
  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 4
  • 2 1/4 c
    pumpkin puree
  • 1 c

How To Make senator al franken's : aunt carla's pumkin cornbread

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

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