Pumpkin Bread

"I have no idea where I found this recipe. For the past 25 years or so this has become a holiday tradition. I have made this for bake sales and have baked it in mini-loaf pans and given as Christmas gifts. If this is baked in mini-loaf pans, reduce the cooking time to about 45 minutes."
Pumpkin Bread created by ddav0962
Ready In:
1hr 45mins
2 loaves




  • Cream the sugar and oil together.
  • Add eggs and pumpkin, mixing well.
  • Mix together the dry ingredients.
  • Add dry ingredients to pumpkin mixture alternately with water.
  • Pour into 2 well greased and floured 9 x 5 inch loaf pans.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours or until tests done.
  • Let stand 10 minutes, remove from pan to cool.
  • Note: To test for doness, insert a toothpick off center and if it comes out clean the bread is done.

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  1. lolablitz
    Great easy recipe. Next time I'll just add cinnamon and less nutmeg. Thanks!
  2. Chef Babs D
    This is a moist, flavorful pumpkin bread that's easy to make. I managed to fill 3 mini-loaves from half a recipe. Baked it just under 30 minutes or so. Can easily be made into muffins. Keeps well but it'll be eaten before long!
  3. StacyMD187373
    Yummy yummy quick bread! I made only one loaf and used some chopped walnuts. Great tasting, moist bread. Will make again!
  4. BluebirdBayLeaf
    This pumpkin bread is delicious! I made a powdered sugar glaze to drizzle over the top. It yielded two loaves plus four muffins.
  5. crys loves to cook
    Perfect! Made this for teacher appreciation lunch and I am still receiving rave reviews. I followed exactly as the recipe stated except I added some ground ginger. I am making some again today to give as gifts at my Christmas party. This time I am putting some candied ginger in my food processor and adding it. Hopefully it will taste as good as it sounds to me.


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