Pumpkin Bread

by Cara Byte

Pumpkin Bread

Welcome the cozy flavors of autumn with a slice of homemade Pumpkin Bread. This delightful treat embodies the essence of the season, with its rich, moist texture and warm, aromatic spices. As you take your first bite, you'll be greeted by the comforting embrace of pumpkin, accentuated by notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. Each slice is a delightful balance of sweetness and earthiness, making it the perfect accompaniment to a cup of hot apple cider or a cozy afternoon by the fireplace. Whether enjoyed for breakfast, as a snack or as a sweet finale to a fall feast, this Pumpkin Bread is a beloved classic that will fill your home with the irresistible aroma of autumn and leave you craving another bite. 


  • Mixing bowls
  • Standing Mixer
  • Loaf Pan 9" (OR 11")
  • Spatula
  • Set of 3 Cooling Rack


  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 15oz Can Pureed Pumpkin
  • 1 1/4 Cup Butter
  • 1 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp Pumpkin Spice


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F and line a loaf pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and pumpkin spice. Whisk to combine.
  3. In a stand-up mixer combine the butter and sugar. Beat until fluffy and well incorporated. Add the eggs and continue beating.
  4. Add the flour mix to the wet ingredients and continue mixing. Add the pumpkin until just incorporated.
  5. Transfer the mix to the loaf pan and bake for 60-70 minutes. To check the doneness insert a toothpick in the middle. It is done when the pick is clean.
  6. Take out of the pan and place on a cooling rack to cool off completely before serving.

Make This Gluten-Free

Notes: For Gluten-Free garlic knots use gluten-free bread flour from the store or use the blend below instead of all-purpose flour in the main recipe. 

  • 1 ⅓ Cup Oat Flour 
  • ¾ Cup Almond Flour
  • ¼ Cup Potato Starch 
  • 1 tbsp Baking Powder
  • ½ Tsp Salt 
  • ½ tsp Xanthan Gum

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