Pumpkin Spice Bread Recipe

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This Pumpkin Spice Bread is one of our favorite fall recipes to make!!! It’s packed with delicious pumpkin, cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon and it’s so moist and full of the flavors of the season. As soon as school starts in the fall my kids are asking for me to baking this bread. You’ll want to try my Easy Apple Cinnamon Bread for a great fall treat.

Delicious Pumpkin Spice Bread packed with flavors of the autumn season

The warm flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, and pumpkin blend harmoniously to create a comforting treat. Let’s dive into this delightful recipe that will fill your home with the aroma of fall.

What you’ll need to make pumpkin bread:

  • pumpkin puree
  • sugar
  • water
  • oil or melted butter
  • eggs
  • flour
  • baking powder
  • baking soda
  • cinnamon
  • nutmeg
  • cloves
  • salt

I think this pumpkin bread recipe will become a family favorite in your home too. You can easily use the same recipe and make muffins or mini loaves instead, you’ll just need to shorten the bake time. You can see this recipe for details: Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin Spice Bread Recipe

My favorite Pumpkin Spice Bread Recipe – packed with all those fall flavors!
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Prep Time:15 minutes
Cook Time:1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time:1 hour 30 minutes


  • mixer
  • loaf pan


  • 2 cups canned pumpkin not pumpkin pie
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup vegetable oil or melted butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cloves


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • In your mixer, combine the pumpkin, sugar, water, vegetable oil and eggs. Beat until well mixed.
    pumpkin and melted butter
  • Measure the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, baking powder, nutmeg and ground cloves into separate large bowl, then whisk until combined. Slowly pour the dry ingredients to the pumpkin mixture, beating until smooth.
    all the spices in the dry ingredients
  • Grease two 9- by 5-inch loaf pans & evenly pour your batter in.
  • Bake for 60 to 75 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 to 15 minutes before removing to cool on a wire rack. We normally just eat this plain, but it’s also great with butter or cream cheese.


This bread can be stored at room temperature for up to 5 days. I never lasted that long at our home though – so delicious!
I usually just wrap it in a towel and leave it on a cutting board for the family to slice as they want.
You could also wrap it in plastic wrap or parchment paper.
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pumpkin
Servings: 8 slices
Cost: $6
Family Favorite - Pumpkin Spice Bread

I’ve tried lots of pumpkin breads and I truly think this is the best pumpkin bread recipe I’ve tried. If you love the taste of pumpkin recipes you’ll want to check these out too…

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  1. It’s hard to believe we should be thinking about Thanksgiving so early. This looks like a delicious bread to eat. I do love pumpkin flavored items.

    Thank you for sharing this with us on the #HomeMattersParty. We hope to see you again next week when we open our doors at 12AM EST on Friday.

  2. This looks great. I'm linking up my recipe for a pumpkin pie made from a real pumpkin. It's easier than it sounds, but has turned into quite the tradition at our house. Thanks for hosting!

  3. Maryann, Thank you for hosting. I am excited to see what fun things being offered tonight.

    On your good recommendation, I am making this pumpkin bread. After all, a great pumpkin bread is a real Thanksgiving treat!

  4. Thanks for the pumpkin bread recipe! Looks nummy! I don't have anything to add this week but I'm excited to see what's being linked.
    Have a great week!

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