Thanksgiving Pumpkin Bread Recipe4 eggs3 cups sugar2/3 cup water1 cup vegetable oil1 15 ounce can pumpkin3 and 1/2 cups flour2 tsp baking soda1 tsp baking powder1 and 1/2 tsp salt1 tsp cinnamon1/2 tsp nutmeg1/2 tsp cloves(1 and 1/2 cups nuts optional) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Gather ingredients (above) and equipment (two mixing bowls, wisk, dry and liquid measuring cups, measuring spoons, wooden spoon, rubber spatula, three medium bread pans, hot pads or oven mitts, cooling racks).Mix the eggs, sugar, water, oil and pumpkin in a bowl with a wisk.Sift the flour, spices, baking soda andbaking powder into another bowl. Combine the wet and dry mixtures with a wisk or wooden spoon. (It may seem lumpy at first - just keep on mixing until it is smooth in texture.) Scrape the sides with a rubber spatula. Grease (with butter) and flour three medium sized bread pans. If you like nuts in your bread, chop a cup and a half of the nuts of your choice to mix in before pouring into pans. (These are walnuts.) Pour the mixture evenly into the three bread pans, using the rubber spatula to scrape the sides of the bowl. Place the pans into the oven on a shelf closer to the top of the oven than the bottom. Important! Set the timer for 50 minutes. You'll check the bread with a toothpick (it'll come out dry when the bread is done); depending on your oven and pans, your bread may need 5-10 minutes more.While the bread is baking you can make the cream cheese frosting.3 oz soft cream cheese1/2 cup soft butter1 tsp vanilla2 cups sifted powdered sugar Ah! The bread is done and frosted and ...where's my cup of coffee?
Last Modified on December 1, 2009