Pumpkin Bread Recipe
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1 T. active dry yeast
1/4 C. lukewarm water (105-110° F.)
1 C. milk
1/4 C. vegetable oil
2 T. sugar
1/2 t. salt
5-5 1/2 C. whole wheat flour
1 (16 oz.) can pumpkin
1 t. ground cinnamon
1/2 t. ground nutmeg
1/4 t. ground cloves
1/2 C. currants or dark raisins
2 T. margarine
2 T. honey
Soften the yeast in the water.
Combine the milk, oil, sugar and salt in a large bowl with 2
cups of the flour. Add the yeast mixture, pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, loves and
currants (or dark raisins). Mix well. Stir in 3 more cups of flour. Beat.
Transfer to an oiled bowl, cover with a damp towel, and let
rise in a warm place until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour. Punch down the dough
and turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead in the remaining flour to make
a smooth and elastic dough, about 5 minutes.
Melt the margarine and honey together in a saucepan. Break
off 2 inch pieces of dough and shape into balls. Dip them into the honey
Place in an oiled 10 inch tube pan. Cover and let rise in a warm place until
doubled, about 1 hour.
Bake in a 350° F. oven for 50-60 minutes. Let cool for 10
minutes before removing from the pan. Serve warm.