I understand there are a lot of versions of pumpkin bread, but this is the best. This is a recipe I got from my Mom, and she got it from my grandmother. We make it every year around Christmas. It freezes well too, so I usually put one in the freezer to have later. "Later" is a relative term when it comes to thing I love. I LOVE this bread. LOVE! Pumpkin Bread Recipe Makes 3 loaves.
Cream together 3 c. of sugar, 1 c. of oil,. and 4 eggs. Slowly sift in 3 1/3 c. flour, 2 t. baking soda, 1/2 t. salt, 1 t. cloves, 1 t. cinnamon, 1 t. nutmeg and alternate with 2/3 c. hot water. Add 2 c. (1 can) pumpkin.
Bake 1 hour at 350.