Pumpkin Bread


3 cups flour, sifted
3 cups sugar
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
pinch of ground cloves
3 large eggs
1 cup canola, corn, or safflower oil
2/3 cup water
1 can (16 ounces) pumpkin


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Sift the dry ingredients together. Beat the eggs, oil, water, and pumpkin until blended. Add the dry mixture, and stir until just blended. Pour into two greased loaf pans. Bake for about 1 hour, or until a toothpick tests clean.


Makes 2 loaves.

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