1-1/2 c. sugar

t. baking powder

1 t. soda

t. cloves

t. cinnamon

t. nutmeg

t. salt

1-2/3 c. flour

c. vegetable oil

c. water

1 c. pumpkin

2 eggs, unbeaten

c. chopped walnuts

Raisins or dates, if desired.


In a bowl combine the sugar, baking powder, soda, spices, salt and flour. Add oil, water, pumpkin and eggs. Stir until mixed. Mix in nuts. Place in greased bread loaf pan and bake (325 degrees) 1-1/2 hours or until done. Dates or raisins can be added to batter, if desired.


Yield: 1 large loaf or 3 small