Orange Pumpkin Bread

Orange Pumpkin Bread

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  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr
  • Total: 1 hr 15 min
  • Serving: 12

What a great flavor combination!  Orange Pumpkin Bread deserves a slathering of sweeten cream cheese.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups butter, melted
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 cups mashed pumpkin
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon each soda, cinnamon and nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • chopped nuts
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind

Directions

  1. Cream 1 cup butter and sugar together in bowl. Beat in 4 eggs and pumpkin.
  2. Sift next 5 dry ingredients into batter, mixing well. Add 3/4 cup water, vanilla and nuts, mixing well. Pour into 2 large loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour.
  3. Combine confectioners' sugar with remaining 1/2 cup butter, egg and orange juice and rind in bowl, mixing well. Spread over warm loaf.

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