Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Pumpkin-Pecan Bread

Pumpkin-Pecan Bread

1 15 oz can Pumpkin
½ cup cooking oil
2½ cups all purpose flour
2 cups granulated sugar
1½ tsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt
1½ tsp baking soda
½ tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp ground cloves
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
½ cup chopped pecans
½ cup semisweet chocolate chips (optional)

Preheat oven to 325°. In a large mixing bowl, combine pumpkin and oil; set aside. In a separate large mixing bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and pumpkin pie spice. Add dry mixture to pumpkin mixture and stir until blended. Stir in pecans and chocolate chips (if desired). Spoon batter into two greased 8½ x 4½ x 2½" loaf pans. Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes on wire rack.

Makes 2 Loaves

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