Old fashioned in every way (except the healthier olive oil choice), you won’t be disappointed with this yummy no-fail recipe for the best pumpkin bread you’ve ever eaten. Tip: If you use fresh nutmeg, cut the recommended amount in half.
Grandma’s Pumpkin Bread
1 cup virgin olive oil
1 large can pumpkin
Stir the above three ingredients together
Sift together and add:
5 cups flour
4 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp nutmeg
½ tsp ginger
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp salt
Chopped nuts, if desired
Mix well. Pour into greased bread pans.
5 small loaf pans: Bake at 350? for approximately 1 hour
Serve warm and top with whipped cream.
Loaves will keep well if placed in plastic bags and stored in the refrigerator.