Pumpkin Bread served warm with whipped butter is a quintessential fall food in our kitchens. Travels well, makes great gifts for the holidays.
Oil can be substituted for the applesauce.
Oil and applesauce can be substituted for butter.
You can use all white sugar or all brown sugar, I prefer a combination.
If using 3 smaller bread pans, 8X4, start checking with a toothpick after 30 minutes.
For mini loaf pans and muffin tins, start checking after 15 minutes.
Nuts and/or chocolate chips can be added. Start with about a cup, mix them in. If you want more, just add them until you reach the amount you prefer.