Pumpkin Bread Recipes

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Preparing Fresh Pumpkin

Take the whole pumpkin, put in pan and set in oven and let bake four to five hours, when done cut the pumpkin open, scrape out the seeds, then scrape out the meat in a dish, run this through a colander.fresh baked pumpkin

Pumpkin Puree from Scratch | Pumpkin Puree Boil Method

Alternatively, you can cut the pumpkin open, scrape out seeds first to save for later roasted pumpkin seeds, cut pumpkin into pieces, then bake as above.

Pumpkin is conventionally thought of as a holiday food and is a basic food in our kitchen pantries and freezers during that holiday season. But, did you know that pumpkin now considered a super food?

How can we add this wonder food to our diets throughout the year? Take advantage of the benefits and great taste of pumpkin with the following delicious Pumpkin Bread Recipes.

Delicious Pumpkin Bread

3¼ cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 cups solid pack pumpkin puree
1 cup vegetable oil
½ cup chopped walnuts (optional)
1½ teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 cups white sugar
1 cup water
4 eggs

Grease and flour three 7 x 3 inch pans. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Measure flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and spices into a large bowl. Stir to blend. Add pumpkin, water, salad oil, eggs, and nuts. Beat until well combined. Pour batter into prepared pans.

Bake for approximately 1 hour.


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Pumpkin Bread with Cream Cheese Filling

3½ cups flour
2 tablespoons baking soda
1½ teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
3 cup granulated sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs
1 cup water
2 cups pumpkin

8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 egg
½ cup granulated sugar
½ cup chopped pecans

Mix filling ingredients in order listed and set aside.

Sift dry ingredients together. Mix pumpkin, water, oil and eggs together. Pour into dry mixture and mix well. Pour ½ of batter into 2 greased 9 x 5-inch loaf pans. Next pour a layer of filling in each pan (using all of the filling). Finish topping with remaining bread batter. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in the middle of the loaf comes out clean.

Cool before removing from pans.