Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread

This is a great old Maine recipe, moist and spicy. The bread actually tastes even better the day after it is baked. Great for holiday gift giving!

  • Prep Time 0 Hours 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time 0 Hours 50 Minutes
  • Total Time 0 Hours 65 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • ⅔ cup water
  • 3 cups white sugar
  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 7x3 inch loaf pans.
  • In a large bowl, mix together pumpkin puree, eggs, oil, water and sugar until well blended. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger. Stir the dry ingredients into the pumpkin mixture until just blended. Pour into the prepared pans.
  • Bake for about 50 minutes in the preheated oven. Loaves are done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 263.2 calories
  • Carbohydrate Content: 40.6 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 31 mg
  • Fat Content: 10.3 g
  • Fiber Content: 1.1 g
  • Protein Content: 3.1 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1.5 g
  • Serving Size:
  • Sodium Content: 305.4 mg
  • Sugar Content: 25.7 g
  • Trans Fat Content:
  • Unsaturated Fat Content: