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Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread
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by in May 1998
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Yield: Makes 1 loaf.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup mashed cooked pumpkin
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup scalded milk
  • 1/2 yeast cake
  • 1/2 cup lukewarm water
  • 5 cups flour

Instructions:

Combine pumpkin with sugar, salt, shortening, and milk. In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in the lukewarm water. When pumpkin mixture has cooled to lukewarm, add dissolved yeast and flour. Knead well, cover, and let rise in a warm place overnight. In the morning, shape into a large loaf and bake at 375 degrees F for 20 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F and bake another 40 minutes.
Updated Wednesday, February 9th, 2005

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