Pumpkin Muffins~

1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup oil
2 eggs
1 cup pumpkin puree 
1 3/4 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1/4 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/3 cup water

Preheat oven to 350º.  Line muffin pan with paper liners.

Mix oil and sugar.  Add the rest of the ingredients in order, mixing in water last.  Fill muffin tins 2/3-3/4 full of batter.

Bake 20-25 minutes, till toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.   Makes approximately 16 muffins.

To make in a standard loaf pan, bake at 350º for about 1 hour (mine always seem to take longer, so check the middle with a toothpick as directed above).