Pumpkin Bread

3 cups sugar
1 cup oil
4 beaten eggs
1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin

3 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp (scant) salt
1/2 tsp cloves
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp allspice
1 tsp nutmeg

2/3 cup water

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, combine the sugar, oil, eggs, and pumpkin. Mix thoroughly. In a separate bowl, stir together the dry ingredients and then add to egg mixture. Add 2/3 cup water and stir by hand until thoroughly mixed but still slightly lumpy. Pour batter into two greased and floured 9-in.x 5-in.x 3-in. loaf pans. Bake for one hour or until tests done with a toothpick. Makes 2 large loaves.