Food & Drink

We Loaf You

The best thing to come out of her oven since, well, you.

Mom’s Pumpkin Bread
Makes two loaves

3 c. sugar
1 c. salad oil (i.e., Crisco)
4 eggs, beaten
1 15-oz. can pumpkin puree
3½ c. flour
2 tsps. baking soda
2 tsps. salt
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. allspice
1 tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. cloves
2/3 c. water

1. Preheat oven to 350º.

2. Cream sugar and oil together. Add eggs and pumpkin. Mix well.

3. Sift together dry ingredients. Add to pumpkin mixture, alternating with water.

4. Pour batter into two well-greased loaf pans. (Use oil or hard Crisco.)

5. Bake for one hour or until knife, when inserted, comes out clean. Let stand ten minutes. Remove from pan to cool.

Be grateful for the good things that come from the pumpkin patch.