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Ingredients

2-1/4 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
2 eggs
2 cups sugar
15 ounces pumpkin
1/2 cup oil
6 ounces (1 cup) craisins

Instructions

Combine dry ingredients in large bowl. In small mixer bowl, combine eggs, sugar, pumpkin and oil. Beat until just blended. Add pumpkin mixture to flour mixture, stir until moistened. Fold in craisins. Spoon into 2 greased 9x5-inch loaf pans. Bake in 350 degree oven for 50 to 55 minutes. Cool in pans for 10 minutes. Remove to rack to cool completely.

Virginia Morton
Bettendorf



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