This is a recipe from one of my grandmother's cook books. This is an extremely easy recipe and the bread is easy to store.

Makes 4 loaves.

When I was making these I was making a double batch so don't be confused when you see 8 tins in the oven instead of 4.

Please do not rate my recipes unless you have tried them.

Step 1: Ingredients

3 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1 c. vegetable oil
2/3 c. water
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. ginger (ground)
4 beaten eggs
16 oz. can Libby's Pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)
very small amount of crisco or butter and flour to grease pans with

Tin size: ~ 7in. x 4in. For any other size tin the temperature and baking time may need to be adjusted.

** You don't need a pumpkin for this recipe. I just liked how it looked in the photo **
Thank you for all your lovely comments. It means a lot to me that people can enjoy the recipes my grandmother used.
I've used your recipe for the last 2 years and everyone loves it. i've done the loafs and also made them into muffins too. however i added chopped walnuts to the top for the added texture and it was a big hit :D
Oh how I love pumpkin bread and more if it's easy to make. I am going to make them in the very small loaf pans for sharing. A cream cheese icing goes well with this....I can hardly wait...YUM !
Ah! I can't believe I took so long to find this:D <br /> Amazing!<br />
Thank you :]<br />
Ohhhhh <strong>MAN</strong> am I making this! What if this and banana bread had a child? I&nbsp;think I'll try that, too. <em>Banana bread</em>...(!)<br />
Hey I&nbsp;was wondering if almond meal was&nbsp;added or&nbsp;substituted for the flour would it still be edible/stable enough to well... eat. Please reply if you have an answer
I'd never heard of almond meal so I looked it up. On this website, http://lowcarbdiets.about.com/od/products/p/almondmeal.htm, it said that you could use almond meal instead of flour for breads that don't require a real dough but you just had to add extra eggs to give the bread structure. If you try the recipe with almond meal let me know how it works out!&nbsp;I&nbsp;have some friends that can't eat wheat and so this might be useful information for them. I&nbsp;hope this helps!<br />
Mmmmm..... I&nbsp;love pumpkin bread.<br />

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