Pumpkin Bread

The pumpkin bread is a very old recipe from my husbands Aunt Evvy. She was a wonderful lady and lived to be 102!!! Years ago she wrote down several of her recipes and gave them to me, this was one of them. I added the streusel crumb topping. This is SO delicious!!!

2 ½ cups sugar

3 eggs

1 cup vegetable oil

1 can pumpkin puree

3 ½ cups flour

1 teaspoon nutmeg

½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

2/3 cup water

1 cup walnuts, chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In medium bowl mix all ingredients and pour into 2 greased loaf pans. Sprinkle and lightly press Streusel Topping over each loaf. Bake for 1-1 ½ hours until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

Streusel Topping

½ cup brown sugar

½ cup flour

2 teaspoons cinnamon

¼  cup butter, melted

½ cup walnuts, chopped

Mix well in small bowl.