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Pumpkin Bread
Hazel's Hot Dish Recipe of the Week
Pumpkin Bread

It's the season.

1 cup shortening

3 eggs

1 can pumpkin

2 1/2 cups sugar

3 1/2 cups flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon soda

2 teaspoons cinnamon

1 teaspoon nutmeg

1/2 cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 325°.

Mix shortening, eggs and pumpkin. In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients. Add to pumpkin mixture and blend well. Add pecans and stir. Pour into two greased and floured loaf pans and bake in a 325° preheated oven for one hour.

Great for breakfast or snack with butter or cream cheese. Good for lunch with fruit and good for supper with anything.
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