Spicy Pumpkin Tea Bread

  • 1 1/2 cups mashed pumpkin
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup shortening

In a small bowl combine the flour, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, cloves, and cinnamon. In a big bowl cream and the shortening and sugar. Beat in the eggs one at a time until smooth. Blend in the pumpkin and vanilla. Blend in the flour mixture. Pour into a loaf pan and bake at 350 for about an hour.