Pumpkin Bread


A loaf of this subtly sweet pumpkin bread is all you need to kickstart fall.

pumpkin bread

Antonis Achilleos

Cook Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Cool Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins

Pumpkin spice fans, rejoice! Grab that shaker of pumpkin spice from the cupboard and make this easy pumpkin bread. Calling for just 10 ingredients, this tender loaf is versatile and not overly sweet. It makes a perfect autumnal gift, a simple breakfast, or a snack with a cup of tea. Better yet, turn your laof into this stunning Pumpkin Bread Trifle with Pepita Streusel for a satisfying fall dessert. If you’ve run out of pumpkin pie spice, make your own by mixing a few tablespoons of ground cinnamon with a couple of teaspoons each ground ginger and nutmeg and about a teaspoon each of ground cloves and allspice.


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice

  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 (15-ouncecan pumpkin puree

  • 3 large eggs

  • 1 cup granulated sugar

  • 3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar

  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter (1 1/2 sticks)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

  2. Whisk flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda, kosher salt, and baking powder in a large bowl.

  3. Whisk pumpkin puree, eggs, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and melted butter in a medium bowl. Add pumpkin mixture to flour mixture; stir until just combined. Pour into a greased 9-by-5-in. loaf pan.

  4. Bake until bread is golden brown and baked through, about 1 hour, 10 minutes. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and let cool completely on a wire rack. Store tightly wrapped at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

4250 Calories
158g Fat
659g Carbs
64g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 4250
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 158g 202%
Saturated Fat 92g 460%
Cholesterol 924mg 308%
Sodium 3499mg 152%
Total Carbohydrate 659g 240%
Dietary Fiber 23g 82%
Total Sugars 348g
Protein 64g
Vitamin C 18mg 92%
Calcium 629mg 48%
Iron 28mg 155%
Potassium 1730mg 37%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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