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Orange Pumpkin Bread


  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup pumpkin canned
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoon orange juice frozen concentrate softened
  • 1 ¾ cup flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoon soda
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¾ teaspoon salt

Optional Ingredients:

  • ½ cup nuts
  • ½ cup golden raisins and ½ cup Craisins or dried cherries
  • ½ package 1 cup chocolate chips


  1. Beat eggs and sugar together, mix in oil. Add pumpkin, water and orange juice concentrate. 
  2. Combine all dry ingredients in bowl. Blend all ingredients together. Add any optional ingredients. Pour batter into greased and floured loaf pans. 

    I line the bottom of pans with wax or parchment paper. 

  3. Bake at 325-350 for 50 minutes or until done.

    Makes 2 medium loaves.

Recipe Notes

**Tip for lining pans with paper- place the paper on counter, place loaf pan on top of paper, trace around the bottom of the pan with a pen or pencil. Cut out shape with scissors, place paper on bottom of pan before greasing and flouring and filling with batter.