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Recipes - Pumpkin or Squash Bread

Ingredients:1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup oil
3/4 cup pumpkin or squash puree
2 eggs
1-1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Optional Ingredients:

1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together the sugar, oil, pumpkin or squash and eggs.
  3. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon. Fold this into the other mixture just enough to moisten the dry ingredients. (Optional: Stir in the raisins and nuts). Pour the batter into a greased 9 x 5″ loaf pan.
  4. Bake for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Makes 12 servings

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 slice(s) (53g)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 147

Calories from Fat 50

% Daily Value

Total Fat 5.5g


Saturated Fat 0.6g


Trans Fat 0.0g

Cholesterol 3.1mg


Sodium 137.9mg


Total Carbohydrate 21.8g


Dietary Fiber 1.0g


Sugars 9.0g

Protein 2.8g

Vitamin A 49%

Calcium 2%

Vitamin C 1%

Iron 6%

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Cooperative Extension: Food & Health
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188, 800.287.0274 (in Maine) or 800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
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