Amish Pumpkin Bread


    3 c. granulated sugar
    1 c. vegetable oil
    4 eggs, beaten
    1 lb. canned pumpkin
    3-1/2 c. flour
    2/3 c. water
    2 tsp. baking soda
    2 tsp. salt (scant)
    1/2 tsp. ground cloves
    1 tsp. EACH: cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg

    Mix sugar, oil and eggs together. Add pumpkin. Then add dry ingredient and finally water, stirring just until mixed. Pour batter into two (2) greased and floured 9x5 inch loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees for one (1) hour. Especially good spread with cream cheese.