Great Aunt Gladys Pumpkin Bread

* Dry *

3 1/3 cups flour
3 cups sugar
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
1 Teaspoon Nutmeg
Pinch powdered Cloves
1 1/2 Teaspoons Salt
2 Teaspoons Baking powder

+ NOTE: Dry roasting the herbs in a pan for a few mins,
just until you can smell them, with give you a MUCH more flavorful end result

* Wet *

4 Eggs
1 cup Vegetable oil
2/3 cup Water
1 15 oz Can of Pumpkin
Or you can roast or boil fresh pumpkin 15 oz
1 cup walnuts or Pecans (optional)

* Mix *

Beat wet ingredients, eggs, add oil and water.
In another bowl mix dry ingredients, flour, sugar, salt and spices.
Make a well of the dry and gradually add wet ingredients.
Mix and pour into greased loaf pans (pound cake size)
Preheated oven at 350 for 1 hour.
Yields 2 -3 breads

I make this wonderful bread every Autumn and it is ALWAYS a part of my Samhain table It is moist and not too sweet, EVERYONES gives rave reviews, I hope you try it and enjoy it this Samhain season.

~ Great Aunt Gladys Tetrault, Wilton, ME

Protection Chants (part 2)

Daily Protection Chant  

Elements of Sun,

Please watch over me as I make my way

In the morning light

I call upon you to keep me in your sight

Personal Space Protection

Divine Goddess

If negativity dwells within this space

Make it leave, this is my personal place

 

Gianne, Lady (2013-11-10). Magical Chants (Kindle Locations 125-129). . Kindle Edition.