1 2/3 c. flour
1 Tbsp. pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp. baking soda
3/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. oil
2 eggs
1 c. canned pumpkin
1 c. chocolate chips
1/2 c. toasted almonds


Mix flour, spice, soda, salt and baking powder. Beat sugar, oil and eggs in a large bowl. Beat in pumpkin and 1/3 cup water. Stir in flour mixture, then chocolate chips and nuts. Scrape into greased 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan. Bake at 350° for about 70 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 15 minutes. Turn out on wire rack and cool completely. Freezes well.