Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread

Recipe by Syed AnsarCourse: BreakfastDifficulty: Easy
Servings

24

servings
Calories

263

kcal
Total time

1

hour 

5

minutes

his is a great old Maine recipe, moist and spicy. The bread actually tastes even better the day after it is baked. Great for holiday gift giving!

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • ⅔ cup water

  • 3 cups white sugar

  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves

  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 7×3 inch loaf pans.
  • In a large bowl, mix together pumpkin puree, eggs, oil, water and sugar until well blended.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger. Stir the dry ingredients into the pumpkin mixture until just blended. Pour into the prepared pans.
  • Bake for about 50 minutes in the preheated oven.
  • Loaves are done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Notes

  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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