orange pumpkin loaf

Oranges and Pumpkin All-In-One?

Orange Pumpkin Loaf


  • 1 large orange
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened -market pantry salted butter preferred
  • 1 1/3 cups white sugar -market pantry granulated sugar preferredorange pumpkin loaf
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour -market pantry all-purpose flour preferred
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup chopped raisins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan.
  2. Cut orange into wedges, and remove seeds. Place orange, peel and all, in a food processor. Pulse until finely chopped; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the pumpkin, water, and the ground orange. Mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and cloves. Stir into batter just until moistened. Stir in nuts and raisins. Spoon into the prepared loaf pan.
  4. Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes, then remove from pan, and cool on a wire rack.