Thursday, November 02, 2006

Yummy pumpkin loaf!

I made this yesterday and can't stop eating it!!! Mmmmmm!!! A good way to use up those pumpkins!

Peter Pumpkin Loaf

flour...2 cups
baking powder...2 tsp.
salt...1/4 tsp.

cinnamon...1/4 cup
ground ginger...1/4 tsp.

pinch ground cloves
pinch grated nutmeg
baking soda...1/4 tsp.

Mix together dry ingredients. Set aside.

brown sugar...1 cup
shortening...1/3 cup

Cream shortening and sugar.


Add one egg at a time to sugar mixture, beating each time.

fresh or canned pumpkin...1 cup
2% milk...1/4 cup

Add pumpkin and milk to egg mixture. Mix.
Add dry ingredients to pumpkin mixture and stir until just smooth. Pour into greased loaf pan.
Bake in 350 F oven for 1 hour or until tester inserted in center comes out clean.

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