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Pumpkin Bread

I love all things pumpkin this time of year.  This is also one of my favorite fall gifts to give.  Cover the bread in plastic wrap and then wrap it in an inexpensive kitchen towel and tie with twine or raffia.

Pumpkin Bread

1 3/4 cup flour
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup butter
1 can pumpkin
1 egg
1/3 cup water

Combine dry ingredients
Stir in wet
Pour into two loaf pans
Tip:  Lightly sprinkle top of bread batter with sugar and it creates a simple sweet crust on top
Bake at 350 degrees 30 to 40 minutes


Hayley said…
yum. can i add chocolate chips? this sounds dreamy.
Amanda said…
You bet you can add chocolate chips!!
Karyn said…
Thanks for linking up @ What Makes You Say Mmmmm! This looks great!
Hayley said…
ok, amanda - i'm sorta special. right now, i've only got a can of Pumpkin pie mix. can i use that or do i just need to get plain ol' pumpkin? i want to make this next week and am sorta working on a shopping list. thanks.
Amanda said…
I have never used pumpkin pie mix. I'm not sure what it has in it. If you were to use it you might need to adjust the cinnamon and the sugar. Other than that I think it should work.