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Wednesday, September 22, 2010


Man Shall Not Live By Bread Alone~Our Lord and Master said: But by the living Word of God our souls must so be fed. So as I cook and serve the meals, I will sincerely pray that I shall give, along with food, some Christ-like love today. Amen

1 2/3 cups flour
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. each of cinnamon and nutmeg
1/3 cup shortening
1 1/3 cups sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 eggs
1 cup cooked pumpkin
1/3 cup water
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9X5-inch loaf pan. Sift together flour through nutmeg. Set aside. Cream shortening through vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition. Stir in pumpkin. Stir in dry ingredients in 4 additions, alternating with water just until smooth. Add chopped nuts and pour into losf pan. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes. turn out and cool right side up. Serve at room temperature.

Cooks Note: Serve with softened cream cheese.

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