Preheat oven to 350. In large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, spices and sugar. Add oil, eggs, pumpkin and water, beating until well blended. Stir in pecans. Pur into two lightly greased 9X5X5 inch loaf pans. Bake 1 hour or until toothpick comes out clean. remove from pans and cool on wire racks. (Serve with orange sauce.)
Juice of one orange 1 T lemon juice 1 c water 1/2 c granulated sugar 3 T cornstarch grated rind of one orange 1 egg, lighty beatne 1 t butter or oleo. In medium micro-proof bowl, combine juices and water. Add sugar and cornstarch, stirring to dissolve. Stir in rind, egg and butter. Microwave on high 5 minutes, or until mixture boils and thickens. Allow to cool store in airtight container in reefer. Serve warm or cold.
The bread and sauce put in a pretty lined basket with a box of orange spice tea make a lovely gift.