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Holiday Pumpkin Bread

 Holiday Pumpkin Bread
This recipe has been in my family for about 30 years. We are not big pumpkin eaters, but no one turns down a slice of this bread.—Gale Spross, Wills Point, Texas
24 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 65 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon each ground cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the sugar, flour, spices, baking powder, baking
  • soda and salt. In another bowl, combine the eggs, pumpkin, oil and
  • vanilla; mix well. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • Fold in pecans.
  • Spoon into two greased and floured 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pans. Bake at
  • 350° for 65-75 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the
  • center comes out clean. Cool for 15 minutes before removing from
  • pans to wire racks. Yield: 2 loaves (12 slices each).
Nutritional Facts: One slice equals 283 calories, 15 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 94 mg sodium,

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Holiday Pumpkin Bread (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 35 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.