Sweet Bread Pumpkin Fruit Bread

Posted by: Nancy K 10-08-99 8:19 PM

Pumpkin Fruit Bread

2/3 cup shortening
2 2/3 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 can (16 oz.) pumpkin
2/3 cup water
1 medium size navel orange
3 1/2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2/3 cup dried apricots or peaches
2/3 cup chopped pecans


In bowl mix shortening and sugar till creamy; blend in eggs, pumpkin and water.

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Cut up orange and grind in food processor; add to batter.

Sift together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves and baking powder; stir into batter, then apricots and pecans till blended.

Turn into pans or cans and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

Cool in pans about 10 minutes before turning out.

Cool thoroughly before slicing or wrapping.

Per slice: 24 carbohydrates and 147 calories
Protein-2g
Fat -5g
Unsaturated fat-4g
Cholesterol-24mg
Sodium-83mg
Potasssium-80mg

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