Bring the water to a boil and cook the pumpkin for about 10 minutes, until it softens. Take it out of the water, place it in a blender, and puree.
Place the flour, pumpkin, milk, yeast, butter, sugar, and salt into a large bowl and give it a good mix. You can use your hands or dough kneading machine.
Place your lovely smooth, elastic bread dough in a bowl.
Cover it with plastic wrap or a clean towel, and let rise in a warm place until doubled. 60-90 minutes.
Transfer the dough into a loaf pan.
Bake for 25-30 minutes (170 degrees = 340 Fahrenheit).
Your delicious pumpkin bread is ready to enjoy.