Pumpkin or Squash Bread

slices of pumpkin breadServes: 12

Ingredients

1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup oil
3/4 cup pumpkin or squash puree
2 eggs
1-1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Optional Ingredients

1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together the sugar, oil, pumpkin or squash and eggs.
  3. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon. Fold this into the other mixture just enough to moisten the dry ingredients. (Optional: Stir in the raisins and nuts). Pour the batter into a greased 9 x 5″ loaf pan.
  4. Bake for 40-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Pumpkin or Squash Bread Food Nutrition Facts Label