Earth Bread
(Haskell County)

3 eggs
1 cup oil (cottonseed)
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups sugar
2 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 cup finely grated zucchini
1/2 cup finely grated carrot
1/2 cup of a banana, mashed
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
powdered sugar

Mix eggs, oil, vanilla and sugar. Sift fours, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and pumpkin spice. Add to egg mixture. Add zucchini, carrots, bananas and pecans. Mix well. Bake in two greased and floured loaf pans or two 1-pound coffee cans at 375 degrees for 1 hour or until tested done. When cool, sprinkle with powdered sugar. For variation, serve this bread with softened cream cheese, honey butter, or glazed frosting.

Yield: 24 servings (2 loaves).

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