Layered Pumpkin Cranberry Bread Mix in a Jar

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Marie

This makes a lovely home made gift to give to friends and family.

Top Review by Julie_Rushton

I made this for my sisters and mom this christmas... they loved it and said it was very tasty! I added more spices to the flour mixture- instead of pumpkin pie spice I did 1/2to 1 tsp each of nutmeg, allspice, cloves, cinnamon, and ginger. (I like pumpkin things to be nice and spicy)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To prepare the layered mix:.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, baking soda and salt, stirring until well blended.
  3. Place mixture into a 1 quart jar.
  4. Pack down this layer.
  5. Add the brown sugar to the jar, firmly packing down.
  6. Layer the white sugar on top of the brown sugar, firmly packing.
  7. Layer the pecans and then the dried cranberries into the jar.
  8. Makes base for one recipe of Layered Pumpkin Cranberry Bread.
  9. For gift giving, place cap on jar and attach a ribbon and card with the following instructions:.
  10. Preheat oven to 350°.
  11. Grease and flour two 7 x 4 inch loaf pans(or 4 small loaf pans).
  12. In a large bowl, combine the pumpkin, oil and eggs, stirring until well blended and set aside.
  13. Place contents of jar into a medium bowl and mix until well blended.
  14. Add flour mixture into the pumpkin mixture, stirring until well blended.
  15. Divide batter evenly between the prepared pans.
  16. Bake at 350° for 40-50 minutes (30 to 35 minutes for the small pans), or until inserted toothpick comes out clean.

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