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Pumpkin Loaf with Caramel Glaze

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This is nice to take to a Christmas get-together or have for your own family. Looks pretty on your table.

Ingredients

1 package (14 ounces) Pillsbury Pumpkin Quick Bread mix
Glaze:
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons white sugar
2 tablespoons whipping cream
1/3 cup powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
Garnish:
Pecan halves
Red and green maraschino cherries, well drained

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350. Flour bottom of 8x4 or 9x5 inch loaf pan. Prepare and bake quick bread according to package directions. Cool completely. In small saucepan over medium heat, melt margarine, add brown sugar, white sugar and whipping cream, bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly, then remove from heat. Cool 20 minutes. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Stir until smooth and thick. Spread over your cooled loaf. Garnish with pecans and cherries. Makes 12 servings

Kay Davis, Milan




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