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Sunday, October 21, 2012

Squash (Pumpkin) Bread Betty Crocker

2/3 Cup Shorting
2- 2/3 Cups Sugar
4 Eggs
1 Can Pumpkin (2 cups fresh squash)
2/3 Cups Water
3- 1/3 cups flour
2   Teaspoon Soda
1-1/2 Salt
1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
1 Teaspoon Cloves
2/3 Cups Chopped Nuts
2/3 Cups Raisins

Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease two 9x5x3-inch loaf pans or three 8-1/2x4-1/2x2-1//2" loaf pans. In large bowl,  cream shortening and sugar until fluffy.  Stir in eggs, pumpkin and water.  Blend in flour, soda, salt, baking powder, cinnamon and cloves.  Stir in nuts and raisins.

Pour into pan.  Bake almost 70 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

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