Pumpkin Spice Bread

This is a Taste of Home recipe

  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 cup water

pumpkin bread ingredients

In a large bowl, combine sugar, oil and eggs.

sugar oil and eggs all combined

Add pumpkin and mix well.

pumpkin added

Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, cloves and allspice.

flour mixture

Add flour mixture to the pumpkin mixture alternately with water, beating well after each addition.

adding the flour
all mixed

Pour into two greased 9-in. x 5-in. x 3-in. loaf pans.

ready to bake

Bake at 350° for 60-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

baked and cooling

The verdict?
Rob, the world’s biggest fan of all things pumpkin, LOVED it. He thought it was tasty and just right as far as moistness – not too dry and yet not too moist. He did wish we had some cream cheese to spread on it.


One Response

  1. […] fan of banana bread (actually, he’s pretty much a big fan of any quick-bread of that sort; pumpkin spice bread definitely comes to mind), and I was getting a smidge bored with my usual recipe. But adding […]

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