Pumpkin Bread

This is one of the easiest quick breads to make. If you need more tips on making quick breads, check these out.



1½ cups sugar
2 eggs, slightly beaten
½ cup oil
1 cup pumpkin
1¾ cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
¼ tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
½ tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. cloves
½ tsp. nutmeg
¼ tsp. allspice
⅓ cup water
½ cup walnuts or pecans
½ cup raisins (optional)


Mix the sugar, eggs, oil and pumpkin in a bowl. Add the dry ingredients and water in the order given. Mix well. Stir in nuts and raisins if desired.

Pour into a greased and floured loaf pan and bake at 350° for 1 hour or longer if needed. To test doneness put a knife in the center of the bread. If it comes out clean it is finished. Serve with Honey Butter. Makes 1 loaf.