Recipe of the Week


Prep Time: 1½ Hours
Yields: 2 Loaves

Pumpkin is a unique vegetable that can fit into any recipe ranging from soups to desserts because of its flavor and texture. This pumpkin and pecan bread recipe is perfect for Southern dinners.

2 cups canned pumpkin
½ cup chopped pecans
1 cup corn oil
4 eggs, beaten
⅔ cup water
3⅓ cups sifted flour
1½ tsps salt
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp cinnamon
2 tsps baking soda
3 cups sugar
½ cup golden raisins

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 2 loaf pans then set aside. In a large mixing bowl, combine pumpkin, oil, eggs and water and whisk thoroughly. Stir in flour until well blended. Add salt, nutmeg, cinnamon, baking soda and sugar, stirring gently. Fold in raisins and pecans. Pour mixture into loaf pans and bake 1 hour.

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