Pumpkin Bread



7 loaves



4 cups canned pumpkin
2 tbsp. water
4 cups brown sugar
1 cup cups vegetable oil
1-1/3 tbsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. cloves
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. allspice (optional)
1 tsp. lemon
1 tsp. orange zest (optional)
1 to 2 fl. oz. rum (optional)
5 cups flour
1-1/3 tbsp. soda
1 tsp. salt
1 cup raisins (half golden raisins is good)
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
1/2 cup chopped dried fruit(s) (optional) (suggest apricots, peaches, or


Stir together the pumpkin, water, oil, sugar and spice mixture. Sift flour mixture into liquid mixture and stir. Add fruits and nuts. Is your arm tired yet?

Pour into greased 1-quart loaf pans. Bake at 350°F for 1 hour or until the toothpick test is passed. More easily sliced for serving when bread is chilled or frozen (slices thaw quickly).

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1 Recipe Reviews

Jessica P.

Jessica P. reviewed Pumpkin Bread on June 17, 2001

Yum! Thanx for the great recipe! Just like mom used to make! :D