Pumpkin and Pecan Bread

Pumpkin and Pecan Bread
Pumpkin and Pecan Bread (Source: Thomas, Rachael)


Prep Time: 1½ hours

Yields: 2 loaves


Pumpkin is a vegetable that can fit into any recipe ranging from soups to desserts because of its unique flavor and texture. This pumpkin and pecan bread recipe is perfect for a Fall breakfast or upcoming holiday meals.

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2 cups canned pumpkin

½ cup chopped pecans

1 cup corn oil

4 eggs, beaten

⅔ cup water

3⅓ cups sifted flour

1½ tsps salt

1 tsp ground nutmeg

1 tsp ground cinnamon

2 tsps baking soda

3 cups sugar

½ cup golden raisins


Preheat oven to 350°F.

Grease and flour 2 loaf pans then set aside.

In a large mixing bowl, combine pumpkin, oil, eggs, and water and whisk thoroughly. Stir in flour until well blended. Add salt, nutmeg, cinnamon, baking soda, and sugar, stirring gently. Fold in raisins and pecans.

Pour mixture into loaf pans and bake 1 hour.

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