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Pumpkin Bread

Start your Fall baking this year with this Classic Pumpkin Bread recipe! Sweet pumpkin flavor with just the right amount of spice.
Course Breads, Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Pumpkin Bread, Pumpkin Bread Recipe
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 215kcal
Author Lauren Brennan



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a light-colored loaf pan (8 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 2 3/4” high) with parchment paper then grease with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, mix oil, butter, and sugars until well combined.
    butter, oil, sugar and brown sugar mixed in a glass bowl
  • Stir in eggs, vanilla, and pumpkin until smooth.
    pumpkin puree, eggs and sugar mixture, unmixed, in a glass bowl
  • Gently stir in dry ingredients until a uniform batter has formed. Scrape sides to ensure no lumps are present.
    pumpkin bread batter in a glass bowl
  • Pour prepared batter into pan. Spread it evenly across the top. Sprinkle with pepitas, if desired.
    pumpkin. bread batter in a parchment paper lined loaf pan sprinkled with green pepitas
  • Bake 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick comes out with a few moist crumbs.
    baked pumpkin bread in a parchment paper lined loaf pan topped with pepitas
  • Cool 10 minutes before loosening edges and removing loaf from pan. Slice into pieces and serve warm or at room temperature.
    sliced pumpkin bread on a cutting board


Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 146mg | Potassium: 100mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 1747IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg