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Ingredients

1/4 cup oil
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1-1/4 cups pumpkin
1-1/2 cups flour
1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1/2 cup nuts, walnuts preferred
1/2 cup raisins

Instructions

In a mixing bowl, cream oil and sugar. Add egg and pumpkin and mix well. Combine flour, soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and cloves. Add to creamed mixture just until combined. Fold in nuts and raisins. Pour into a greased 8x4x2-inch loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool.

Ora Crummy
Matherville



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