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The Great Pumpkin Loaf

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Ingredients
  Cream cheese 4 Ounce
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Canned pumpkin 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat the oven to 350ºF (180°C).
2. Apply butter or margarine on a 9x5x3 inch (23 x 12 x 7 cm) loaf pan.

MAKING
3. In a mixing bowl, add in softened cheese, butter and sugar. Using a hand blender, cream well. Beat in one egg at a time until blended. Add in pumpkin and stir.
4. In another bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cloves, walnuts and cinnamon.
5. Transfer all the dry mixture at once into the wet mixture. Mix all together until just moistened.
6. Pour into loaf pan and bake for 60 to 70 minutes.
7. Check the doneness with a toothpick. Cool for 10 minutes. Take away from pan to finish cooling on rack.

SERVING
8. Make slices, apply butter or cream over them and serve. Or wrap and store.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Occasion: 
Halloween
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pumpkin
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
110 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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