Sunday, May 1, 2011

Recipe: Pumpkin Bread and Muffins


This recipe can be used for a loaf bread, bundt cake or baked in muffin tins. The taste resembles that of gingerbread and is delicious! Freezes well and great to have on hand.
Pumpkin Bread or Muffins
(printable recipe)
Ingredients:
2/3 cup shortening (margarine or butter)
4 eggs

2 2/3 cups sugar
2 cups canned pumpkin (1 can)
2 2/3 cups flour

1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. allspice
1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 tsps. baking soda
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
Directions:
Cream together the shortening, sugar, eggs, pumpkin and vanilla. Add the rest of the dry ingredients. Mix well. Pour into greased and floured pans. Sprinkle with sugar and bake at 350' for 30-40 mins. or until top springs back when you touch it.


Makes 2 loaf cakes, 12 jumbo muffins or about 24 regular size muffins.


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19 comments:

margaret in the middle said...

Love 'em!! So tasty!! Cute arrangement too :)

Carrie said...

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Michelle said...

This looks delicious!!!
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Kathryn said...

Oh yummy! I love pumpkin bread and pumpkin muffins! Please share your recipe with our readers by linking up at Muffin Monday. Thanks!
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Jill said...

very tasty looking!
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Mary said...

I love pumpkin bread, looks delicious! Thank you for sharing this on Masterpiece Monday. Have a great week, Mary :O)

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At Home With Michelle said...

Looks GREAT:)I am following you now from the Welcome Wednesday blog hop:) Hope you will check out my blog too and follow along:)

Jen Greyson | Author said...

Oh my holy yumminess!
I'll be trying these, for sure!

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vsteggs said...

Looks wonderful! I am a huge pumpkin bread fan. My mom puts raisins in hers for and they turn out amazing. I have never been able to duplicate. I will have to give yours a try. Thanks for sharing.

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Stacey Donaldson said...

I love baking and pumpkin bread! I will be visiting frequently for sure :-)

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Patricia said...

I definitely will try your recipes. Thanks!
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K-Koira said...

This makes me wish I had an oven...

Christy said...

gorgeous. i love pumpkin bread and have some puree still in the freezer from fall. it is so comforting and delicious. thank you for sharing with tuesday night supper club!

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New follower....nice to find your blog! Would love for you to follow me back!

Those muffins look heavenly!

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Sarah said...

Those look amazing!

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