pumpkin,nook, growing, recipes, giants, logo

Pumpkin Home

Pumpkin How to Grow
Pumpkin Giant Pumpkins
Pumpkin Community
Pumpkin Fun and Games
Pumpkin Facts/Education
Pumpkin Recipes
Pumpkin Halloween
Pumpkin Thanksgiving
Pumpkin Kid Stuff

Other Recipes:
Halloween Recipes
Pumpkin Apple Recipes
Pumpkin Garden Recipes
Pumpkin Holiday Cookbook

Pumpkin Readers Say:

Pumpkin Garden Hobbies
Gardener's Net
Pumpkin Holiday Insights

* * * * * * *

Garden Blog

Garden Holidays

Spiced Pumpkin Raisin Bread

Description: This is a real oldie, that has survived the taste test of time, because it is ohh so good!

Yield: 2 loaves


  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 2 packages active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water (110-115 degrees)
  • 6 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 eggs, scrambled
  • 1 1/2 cups seedless raisins

Preparation Directions:

  1. Scald milk.
  2. Stir in pumpkin, shortening, sugar, salt and spices.
  3. Allow to cool to luke warm.
  4. In a separate bowl, sprinkle yeast on warm water. Stir to dissolve.
  5. Add 3 cups of flour, eggs, and the milk mixture to the yeast.
  6. Beat with an electric mixer for 2 minutes, scraping the bowl frequently.
  7. Fold in raisins.
  8. Mix in additional flour, a little at a time, until dough is a consistency that it doesn't stick to the bowl.
  9. Turn dough onto a floured board.
  10. Knead dough until smooth, about 8-10 minutes.
  11. Place dough in a lightly greased bowl.
  12. Cover and place in a warm place to rise.
  13. Punch down dough.
  14. Divide in half, and shape into loaves.
  15. Placed dough into 2 greased bread pans (9X5X3).
  16. Brush tops with butter or margarine.
  17. Allow to rise until doubled.
  18. Bake in oven at 375 F for 35 minutes.
  19. Use a toothpick to test for doneness.
  20. Remove from pans and place loaves on a cooling rack.


Back to Pumpkin Recipes

Recipes Galore!! Make Fall, Halloween and Thanksgiving holiday snacks and dessert a sheer culinary pleasure. Our pumpkin recipe collection is the largest in the world, with over 130 pumpkin recipes that's sure to please. In addition to our pumpkin recipes we've got dozens of Halloween recipes to help make your Halloween party huge success.  Find a recipe now.


Halloween Decorating
and Pumpkin Carving

Gardener's Net Logo

Home | How to Grow | Giant Pumpkins | Fun 'N Games | Facts 'n Education |
| Recipes | Halloween | Thanksgiving | Community |

Copyright 1998-2021: Pumpkin Nook © By Premier Star Company.