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PUMPKIN NUT BREAD

Another Iowa State Fair winning recipe!

PUMPKIN NUT BREAD

PUMPKIN NUT BREAD

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable shortening
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups pumpkin
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 3 1/3 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup Gurley’s Chopped Pecans

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, cream first four ingredients together.
  3. Add pumpkin and water and mix well.
  4. Stir in dry ingredients just until moistened.
  5. Pour into three 4” x 8” greased loaf pans.
  6. Bake for 60 to 65 minutes until browned.
  7. Remove from oven and let sit in pans for 10 minutes before removing to wire rack to cool.