Pumpkin Oat Bread

"This is my favorite pumpkin bread. There is obviously no shortage of pumpkin bread recipes here, as I had to look through a lot of pages to check for a duplicate before posting, but I love the addition of oats in this one. I clipped the recipe from a magazine several years ago and don't have the source, but think it may have been from Libby's."
Pumpkin Oat Bread created by Babs7
Ready In:
1hr 30mins
2 loaves




  • Combine flour, oats, baking soda, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder and salt in large bowl.
  • Beat eggs, pumpkin, sugars, milk, and oil in large mixer bowl on medium speed until combined.
  • Beat flour mixture into pumpkin mixture on low speed just until blended; stir in nuts.
  • Spoon into 2 greased 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pans.
  • Bake in preheated 350F oven for 65 to 70 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pans for 10 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  • NOTE: For mini loaves, prepare as directed and pour batter into 6 greased 5 5/8 x 3 1/4 mini loaf pans.
  • Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

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  1. Anthony V.
    Has anyone tried using applesauce instead of eggs ? I need to make this vegan, any ideas ?
  2. Tanya B.
    I used this recipe as a baseline, with several tweaks and it came out delicious! I used whole wheat flour (2 cups), rolled oats (1.5 cups) and ground flax seeds (.5 cups), and reduced the sugar, using 1 cup of xylitol and .5 cups brown sugar. I did add the chopped walnuts, and some chocolate chips at the end. Everyone raved about it (no one guessed it was 'healthier') and both loaves were quickly eaten up :) It's a very forgiving recipe, and I'm excited to bake more versions in the future!
  3. Ameila H.
    This is my 2nd time making this bread and it turned out amazing both times! I can't thank you enough. The only things I did differently was to sprinkle some dry oats on the top and I added a bit of mixed essence [West Indian combination of different extracts: almond, vanilla, pear, etc]. Apart from those two minor deviations, I followed the recipe exactly and got amazing results. My boyfriend lovess it and it certainly scored me some cool points with his family! YAY! lol THANKS A BUNCH!
  4. tinajoebob
    Everybody loved this, and I felt like I was doing good health wise by making a bread with oatmeal in it. Have already made it twice now.
  5. Goofy Ruth
    I made this last year, and forgot to rate... but it is the best pumpkin bread I've ever had! It is moist and has an excellent flavor to it. I didn't have pumpkin pie spice on hand, so just added my own mix of cinnamon, nutmeg etc. Everyone that has had this bread has just raved about it. Thank you for a great recipe!



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