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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Pumpkin Spice Bread

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Ingredients
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 (15 oz) can pumpkin (or 2 cups homemade puree)
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 1 t salt
  • 2 t cinnamon
  • 2 t nutmeg
  • 1/2 t baking powder
  • 1 t ground cloves
  • 1 t ground allspice
  • 1/2 cup water
Cooking Directions
  1. Combine the sugar, oil and eggs.
  2. Add pumpkin and mix well.
  3. Combine the dry ingredients; add to the pumpkin mixture alternately with water, beating well after each addition.
  4. Pour into two greased loaf pans.
  5. Bake at 350 for 60-65 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan.
  7. For muffins, bake for 25 minutes. Makes ~36 muffins.


Holly's Notes:
The original recipe came from The Amish Family Cookbook.  I had just put up several batches of pumpkin puree and my husband asked for some pumpkin bread to take to his Home Teaching families for church.  I figured I'd try a new recipe since I really don't have a tried or true pumpkin bread recipe.  I searched several cookbooks before finding this recipe.  It came together easily and smelled absolutely divine while it was baking.  It was delicious, although the second time I made it, I did a 1/2 cup applesauce and 1/2 cup oil instead of the original 1 cup of oil and I doubled the spices and I did muffins instead.  We prefer the muffins to the bread and the doubled spices was perfect.  This version of the recipe reflects those changes.

21 comments:

  1. Holly, thanks for popping over and adding this to the collection. Cheers

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  2. What lovely bread! My name is Katie and I host Fall Into the Holidays, now open. All entries get pinned. I would love to have you link up!

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  3. Yummy... Love pumpkin baked goods..... Happy Harvest!!

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  4. This looks amazing! I just found you through a linkup! If I weren't GF I would be making this in a second. I think I will keep it on the list for my family at Thanksgiving though! You should join me on Tuesdays for the Celebrate Southern link up I host over at www.2catsandchloe.com for some southern-inspired posts. You don't have to be a southern blogger to join, this post would be a perfect fit! :) Glad I found your blog! :)

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  5. That made my mouth water! Popping over from Merry Monday Link Party. Pinning this now for later!

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  6. I pinned this! YUM! :)

    Thanks for joining the Link Up this week!

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  7. This looks much healthier than the last recipe I tried that has too much oil.

    Thanks for sharing on Tasty Tuesdays.

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  8. Yum! I love reading recipes that have to do with pumpkin right now! tis the season! This looks and sounds just amazing dear! Thanks for sharing! :)

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  9. I know I already commented on this, but thanks again for joining our Celebrate Southern Linkup! I am pinning this now!! :)

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  10. I love making pumpkin bread! I actually just tried a healthier recipe that used whole wheat flour and honey instead of sugar. It was really good! Thanks for sharing your recipe with Hump Day Happenings.

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  11. I have no doubt that this smells amazing! The kind of thing I want my house to smell like right now. Thanks for sharing with See Ya in the Gumbo!

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  12. Looks perfect! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!

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  13. looks incredible! Love the quote too, Octobers are brilliant! Thanks for linking up to #tastytuesdays

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  14. Whoo these sound tasty :)

    Thanks for linking up to Creative Mondays, pinned and featuring later on the blog hop..

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  15. MMMM - I can almost smell it! Looks wonderful. So glad you shared with us at Weekend Potluck...please come back again soon. With your hands full. =)

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  16. This looks so good! Pinned. Lou Lou Girls

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  17. Love the spices and the apple sauce. Thanks for sharing this with us on Weekend Bites. Pinned.

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  18. I just love your Pumpkin Spice Bread, so warm and inviting. Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing your great post with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  19. Thanks for coming and linking up at #The Weekend Social. Please be sure to come back next week starting Thursdays at 9PM EST on KitchenDreaming.com ! I hope to see you there! Pinned

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  20. Hello there! Thank you for sharing your pumpkin post on the Art of Home-Making Mondays! We have *featured* this post on our LINK UP LOVE column today. Have a lovely week and please join in again next Monday :)

    http://strangersandpilgrimsonearth.blogspot.com/2014/11/what-to-do-and-make-with-pumpkins-link.html

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  21. Thanks for sharing this bread at my last Fabulous Friday party, hope you can come to my party this Friday to share more of your pretty posts. Thanks Maria

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