Autumn Pumpkin Apple Cider Bread

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is so easy to make! This bread is just perfect for Autumn.The cider and pumpkin combine wonderfully!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In saucepan, boil cider until it's reduced to about 1/4 cup; let it cool.
  3. In bowl, whisk together well pumpkin purée, eggs, oil, brown sugar, zest, and cider.
  4. In bowl, sift the flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, mace, cinnamon and cloves.
  5. Add the walnuts; stir batter just until combined.
  6. Pour batter to a well-buttered 8 1/2" x 4 1/2" loaf pan.
  7. Bake in middle of oven 1 hour, or until a tester comes out clean.
  8. Let bread cool in the pan.
Most Helpful

Great recipe! I loaded it up w/flax seed, quinoa, pistachio and sunflower seed kernels - left out the walnuts. Cooked up in 8 mini loaf pans - absolutely gobbled up at the oyster roast they were taken to. Kepper recipe - next time I will soak quinoa for 5 minutes in hot water before mixing in amd will also try adding some millet to the mix. TY for a great recipe!

Buster's friend November 21, 2013

Very tasty quick bread. I did sub fresh cooked sweet potato in place of the pumpkin as I think they are really similar in taste and one potato made the right amount of puree. I did add a little less than 1 Tbsp zest--nectarine since that's what I had. I also subbed pecans and put in more than called for since we really like a lot of nuts in the bread. Thanks for posting! Made for Zaar Chef Alphabet Soup Tag game.

StacyMD187373 November 21, 2010

I wasn't sure how this bread was going to turn out so I made half a batch. My cider had already been mulled. I used fresh sweet potato's as I prefer those. Used a bit more brown sugar (I have a sweet tooth). It tasted very yummy. I am very happy with it. All I would change is a little less orange zest. The orange was quite stong.

Margo675 December 14, 2006