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Delicious Pumpkin Bread

 Delicious Pumpkin Bread
An enticing aroma wafts through my house when this tender cake-like pumpkin bread is in the oven. I bake extra loaves to give as holiday gifts. My friends wait eagerly for it every year. —Linda Burnett, Prescott, Arizona
40 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 5 eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups canola oil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cook-and-serve vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat the eggs. Add oil and pumpkin; beat until
  • smooth. Combine remaining ingredients; gradually beat into pumpkin
  • mixture.
  • Pour batter into five greased 5-3/4-in. x 3-in. x 2-in. loaf pans.
  • Bake at 325° for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted
  • near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing
  • from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: 5 mini loaves (8
  • slices each).
Editor's Note: Bread may also be baked in two greased 8-in. x 4-in. x 2-in. loaf pans for 75-80 minutes.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 150 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 96 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.