Pumpkin Bread

2 Cups flour
1 Cup packed brown sugar
1 Teaspoon cinnamon
1 Tablespoon baking powder
1/4 Teaspoon baking soda
1/2 Teaspoon salt
1/4 Teaspoon nutmeg
1/8 Teaspoon ground ginger
1 Cup canned pumpkin
1/2 Cup nonfat milk
2 Eggs
1/3 Cup shortening
1/2 Cup chopped nuts
1/2 Cup raisins
In a mixing bowl combine 1 cup of flour, brown sugar, nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, and baking powder. Add pumpkin, milk, eggs, and shortening. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed till blended, then on high speed for 2 minutes. Add remaining flour and beat well. Stir in nuts and raisins. Pour batter into a greased 9 X 5 X 3 inch loaf pan. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 55 to 60 minutes or till a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes on a wire rack. Remove from the pan.