Recipe Sweet Potato Bread or Pumpkin Bread


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3 cups sugar
1 cup salad oil
4 beaten eggs
1 one pound can of sweet potatoes (liquid drained) or pumpkin
3 1/2 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp soda
2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground clove
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp allspice (optional)
2/3 cup water
1 cup nuts (optional)
1 cup raisins (optional)

Cream together the sugar, salad oil, eggs and sweet potatoes or pumpkin. Sift together the flour, baking powder, soda, salt, and spices. Add the flour and water alternately to the creamed mixture. You may add the optional raisins and chopped nuts at this step. Pour into three greased loaf size pans and bake for 60 minutes at 350 degrees or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.