1 ¾ cup -all-purpose flour
1 tsp -baking soda
1 tsp -salt
2 tsp -ground cinnamon
1 tsp -ground nutmeg
½ tsp -ground cloves
1 tsp -ginger powder
¼ tsp -baking powder
1 1/3 cup -sugar
½ cup -unsalted butter, softened, cut up
1 cup -pure pumpkin
2 -eggs
1 cup -nuts (optional)



Heat oven to 350°. Spray bottom of loaf pan with
cooking spray. Whisk flour, baking soda, salt,
cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger, and baking
powder in medium bowl Beat sugar and butter at
medium-high speed until light and fluffy, add
pumpkin and eggs until blended. Slowly add flour
and nuts, beat at low speed until blended. Spoon
batter into pan. Bake 55-60 min or until center
springs back when lightly touched. Cool on wire rack.
Loaves can be frozen at this point.