Our homemade pumpkin bread, made with fresh pumpkin, and fall spices gets you a moist and soft melt in your mouth pumpkin bread.
This recipe is a fall favorite, extremely easy to make, no need for a mixer, tons for pumpkin and cinnamon flavors, serve next to a hot cup of tea.
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What you’ll need for this recipe:
Flour- we use all-purpose flour for this recipe, cake flour will work well as well.
Pumpkin puree- we used fresh pumpkin puree that we made by cooking the pumpkin, pureeing it, and draining any excess water. You can use store-bought pumpkin puree as well.
Brown sugar- use any type of brown sugar that you’d like.
Baking powder- helps the loaf rise.
Spices- for this recipe we used simple and classic fall spices: cinnamon, nutmeg, and kosher salt.
Eggs- we used eggs for this recipe.
Vegetable oil- we like to use vegetable oil for this recipe, canola oil will work as well.
how to make the pumpkin bread:
1. Preheat oven to 180c (350f), and prepare a loaf pan with parchment paper.
2. In a big mixing bowl sift together the dry ingredients: flour, granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
3. Mix well until combined.
4. Add the wet ingredients: vegetable oil, eggs, pumpkin puree.
5. Mix well until combined.
6. Pour into a parchment paper-lined baking dish.
7. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 (350f) for 50 minutes.
8. Cool for 10-15 minutes before serving.
More fall recipes:
– Apple crumble (link)
– Butternut squash soup (link)
Frequently asked questions:
How long will the pumpkin bread last?
The pumpkin bread will last up to 3 days in an airtight container at room temperature. For it to last longer place it in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.
How to keep the pumpkin bread moist?
Place the pumpkin bread loaf in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days, to keep it longer, place it in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.
Can I freeze the pumpkin bread?
Yes! Pumpkin bread is very easy to freeze. After baking, let the pumpkin bread loaf cool to room temperature, transfer it into a freezer-friendly Ziploc bag, or wrap it tightly with a plastic wrap. Freeze up to 3 months. To thaw: place the pumpkin bread loaf in the refrigerator overnight or place in a room temperature for a few hours.
How to serve pumpkin bread?
Serve the pumpkin bread with Nutella, almond butter, peanut butter, cinnamon honey butter, apple butter, next to a hot cup of tea or coffee.
Can I add chocolate chips?
Yes! Chocolate chips pumpkin bread is delicious! Just add 1 cup of chocolate chips into the mixture and bake according to the instructions.
How do you know when pumpkin bread is done?
Check the middle of the loaf by inserting a toothpick into the loaf. When the toothpick comes out clean, the bread is done. If not, bake for another 5-10 minutes.