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Posted on 10/22/2011 9:51:25 AM PDT by libertarian27
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Thank you for the recipe link.
I actually had already done a bunch of looking in my old cookbooks for different pumpkin recipes and I think I am going to make several loaves of this to have for the holidays. I often make up various sweet breads this time of year to give to friends and family as Christmas gifts. I get them all cooked, wrap them up in foil, and then freeze the loaves in zip lock bags until I am ready to start using them for family dinners and for gifts during the holiday season.
I found this recipe in a really old Fannie Farmer cookbook.
1 1/2 c flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 C sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1 C pumpkin puree
1/2 C vegetable oil
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 C water
1/4 tsp each nutmeg, cinnamon, and allspice
1/2 C walnuts (I think I am going to use pecans or hazelnuts instead since I have lots of both at the moment))
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift together flour, salt, sugar, and baking soda. Mix the pumpkin, oil, eggs, water, and spices together, then combine with the dry ingredients, but do not mix too thoroughly. Stir in the nuts. Pour into a well buttered loaf pan (I use a 9x5x3). Bake until a toothpick comes out clean, about 50-60 minutes.
Recap of this thread - Oct 22nd
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Brownie/Squares __ Post # 32 Date Filled Oat Bars
Brownie/Squares __ Post # 49 Double Chocolate Crumble Bars
Cakes __ Post # 15 Sweet Potato Cake with Cream Cheese Icing
Cakes __ Post # 25 Velvety Red Chocolate Cake with BEETS!
Cakes __ Post # 25 Israeli Cinnamon Coffee Cake with TURNIPS!
Cakes __ Post # 96 Banana-Nut Bundt Cake
Cookies __ Post # 90 Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies
Cookies __ Post # 93 Cranberry Pecan Sandies
Eggs __ Post # 4 Breakfast Tortilla
Muffins/Breads __ Post # 11 Praline Apple Bread
Rubs/Dry Seasonings __ Post # 44 Garam Masala (Indian curry spice mix)
Sandwichs/Burgers __ Post # 17 New Orleans Muffaletta
Soup/Stew/Chili __ Post # 14 Bean Soup
Soup/Stew/Chili __ Post # 28 Chili
Soup/Stew/Chili __ Post # 33 Curried Sweet Potato Soup with Apricots
Vegetable __ Post # 68 Sauerkraut (how to make)
(please don’t add any new recipes here - this week coming up)
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