Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Pumpkin Bread

Here's a recipe that you can make in the oven or in the crock pot...

Pumpkin Bread

1/2 c. oil
1/2 c. white sugar
1/2 c. brown sugar
2 beaten eggs
1 c. canned pumpkin
1 1/2 c. sifted flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg or 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp. soda
1 c. chopped walnuts
1/2 c. dates, cut up

Blend oil and sugars, stir in eggs and pumpkin. Sift dry ingredients and add to above. Stir in nuts and dates. Pour butter into greased and floured 2 pound coffee can. Place can in an upright crock pot (if you do not have an can put the batter in a well greased loaf pan). Put your 8 paper towels on opening and then place lid on crock pot. cook on HIGH for 3 hours. No peeking until last hour. If you make this in the loaf pan, you may not have to cook as long....

CONVENTIONAL OVEN: In loaf pan, bake at 350 degrees for approximately 1 hour.

Happy Slow Cooking! Enjoy!

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