Best Pumpkin Bread Recipe
At my house, we happen to have two picky eaters. My kids Wyatt, age 4, and Harper, 7, they are huge fans of banana bread but not pumpkin pie. I found a recipe recently for pumpkin bread. I wasn't going to even bother making it, thinking my kids are too picky and won't like it, and I would end up eating it all by myself. I finally broke down and gave it a whirl. To my surprise, my kids loved it!
We loved this bread. It barely lasted a day at our house. It was moist, great flavor, and even better with soft butter. Great autumn recipe. I am looking forward to making this recipe again. It makes three loafs of bread, so one for home, one for work, and one for a family get together. This would be a great thing to bring to a Thanksgiving family get together.
Best Pumpkin Bread Recipe:
- 1 cup of vegetable oil
- 4 eggs beaten
- 2/3 cup water
- 2 cups canned pumpkin
- 3 1/3 cups sifted flour
- 1 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp nutmeg
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 2 tsp baking soda
- 3 cups of sugar
- 1/2 cup each raisins and chopped pecans (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 3 medium loaf pans. Combine oil, eggs, water and pumpkin. Sift together flour, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon, soda and sugar. Make a well in center, add pumpkin mixture and blend until moist.
Stir in raisins, pecans and/or chocolate.Skipped all the extras and it was yummy plain. Bake for about 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pans on a rack for 15 minutes, remove from pans and cool on rack for 30 minutes. Wrap separately in plastic wrap and cool completely.
Hope you enjoy this delicious autumn recipe.