Thanksgiving Recipe

Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread by junior Charisse Yip

Gabby Pippins, Writer

Thanksgiving is fast approaching with plans being made and recipes coming out of drawers. Many are sticking to their traditional dishes like junior Charisse Yip. She has a delicious recipe for Pumpkin Bread that sounds perfect for Thanksgiving!



1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (or 175 degrees C). Gre three 7×3 inch loaf pans.

2) In a large bowl, mix together the pumpkin puree, eggs, oil, water, and sugar until well blended.

3) In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger.

I make this every fall to celebrate the season!”

— Charisse Yip


4) Stir the dry ingredients into the pumpkin mixture until just blended. Pour into the prepared pans.

5) Bake for about 50 minutes. Loaves will be done when a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Serves 24.

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