Homemade Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Yields: 8 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 10 Mins Cook Time: 50 Mins Total Time: 1 Hr

Our homemade pumpkin bread, made with fresh pumpkin, and fall spices gets you a moist and soft melt in your mouth pumpkin bread.

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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.

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3.   Mix well until combined.

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4.   Add the wet ingredients: vegetable oil, eggs, pumpkin puree.

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5.   Mix well until combined.

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6.   Pour into a parchment paper-lined baking dish.

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7.   Bake in a preheated oven at 180 (350f) for 50 minutes.

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8.   Cool for 10-15 minutes before serving.

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More fall recipes:

–       Apple turnovers

–       Pumpkin soup

–       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.

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