Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Pumpkin Potato Bread

2-3/4 c. sugar
1 c. butter
3 eggs
2-3/4 c. flour
1 t. baking soda
1 t. baking powder
1 t. cinnamon
1 t. nutmeg
1 t. cloves
1 t. salt
1-1/2 c. cooked pumpkin
1 c. mashed potatoes
1/2 c. vegetable oil
1/2 t. vanilla
1 c. nuts (optional)

Cream sugar and butter in large bowl.  Add eggs, one at a time, using electric mixer.  Sift dry 
ingredients together; add to creamed mixture, blending well.  Add pumpkin, potatoes, oil, vanilla and nuts.  Blend well.  Grease and flour two loaf pans.  Divide batter; bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour.  Yields two loaves or l large(1 Hr)or 2 rounds (45 min.)

(First place winner--1985 Wisconsin Potato Contest)

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