3 cups sugar
1 cup oil
3 eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 cups chopped nuts
1 tablespoon nutmeg
2/3 cup water
2 cups canned pumpkin (1 one pound can)
3 1/3 cups flour

1. Mix oil, eggs, water, pumpkin & sugar. Gradually add nutmeg, soda, salt & flour. Stir in nuts last.
2. Bake in greased & floured loaf pans at 350° for 1 hour. Makes 1 large loaf & 3 mini's.
submitted by Todd Hayen, who is a composer and orchestrator in Hollywood and has orchestrated and/or composed and/or conducted films such as Storm of the Century, One Last Flight and Andersonville. This recipe comes from his mother's kitchen who's many years of providing the most beautiful and magical Christmases for her children has inspired much of this website.