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Pumpkin Loaves

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  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened (1 1/2 Sticks)
  Eggs 2
  Canned pumpkin 1 Pound (1 Can)

1. Lightly grease three foil loaf pans, 7 by 3 1/2 by 2 inches. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Sift flour with salt, baking powder, soda and spices; set aside.
3. In large bowl of electric mixer, at medium speed, beat sugar with butter just until blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition; continue beating until very light and fluffy. Beat in pumpkin. At low speed, beat in flour mixture until combined.
4. Turn batter into prepared pans, dividing evenly. Place on cookie sheet. Bake 50 to 55 minutes, or until cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.
5. Let cool in pans 10 minutes. Turn out onto wire racks to cool completely.
6. To store: Wrap each loaf in foil, plastic wrap or moisture-vapor-proof freezer paper; seal and label. Freeze.
7. Remove number of loaves desired from freezer. Let thaw, still in wrapping, at room temeperature several hours, or until loaves reach room temperature. If desired, decorate, with confectioners' sugar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4021 Calories from Fat 1348

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 153 g236%

Saturated Fat 92.4 g462.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 785.8 mg261.9%

Sodium 2734 mg113.9%

Total Carbohydrates 638 g212.8%

Dietary Fiber 25.3 g101.3%

Sugars 417.8 g

Protein 46 g91.2%

Vitamin A 1507.1% Vitamin C 39.1%

Calcium 52.9% Iron 117.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pumpkin Loaves Recipe