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Pumpkin Bread

Here’s a quick recipe that puts all those leftover Halloween pumpkins to good use!

 

Makes 2 loaves.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked grits not instant
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 cups fresh pumpkin, grated
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 4 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 cup chopped Pecans
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, mix together the sugar and oil.
  2. Then add the eggs, one at a time, beating the mixture after each egg is added.
  3. Pour in the apple cider.
  4. Next, sift together the flour, soda, cinnamon and salt; and add the dry ingredients to the mixture.
  5. Mix in the pumpkin followed by the nuts and orange zest. Mix well.
  6. Pour the batter into (2) greased and floured medium loaf pans and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.