Fall is a great time for pumpkin bread. There's nothing quite like the aroma of a pumpkin-filled loaf baking in your kitchen on a crisp autumn day. These recipes will fill your home with the cozy aromas of autumn spices such as cinnamon and nutmeg and satisfy all your pumpkin spice cravings. Whether you enjoy them as a snack, with your morning cup of coffee, or save them for dessert, you're sure to crave these quick breads all season long.
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Filled with a river of rich cream cheese, and boasting a crisp topping of cinnamon-sugar, this unbelievable pumpkin bread could double as a fall dessert. The recipe produces two tangy, fluffy loaves that taste like they have cheesecake baked right inside. Eat one now, and freeze one to enjoy later.
02 of 09
Fill your kitchen with heavenly baking aromas when you use your bread machine to make a nicely-spiced pumpkin bread that includes ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Combine the ingredients in a bowl and blend them thoroughly before pouring the batter into the appliance to produce one foolproof tender loaf.
03 of 09
Vegan-friendly and temptingly tender, with plenty of pumpkin flavor, this fat-free pumpkin bread delivers everything you want in a fall snacking cake, without the guilt. Using cinnamon applesauce in place of oil is a clever technique that reduces fat and calories, and contributes to a moist, flavorful, satisfying loaf.
04 of 09
Moist, hefty, and packed with tons of pumpkin spice flavor, this pumpkin bread is like your favorite fall coffeehouse loaf but made right in your own kitchen. Kids especially will love its light and crispy cinnamon-sugar topping. Make it easily with canned pumpkin puree, for a snacking cake your family can enjoy all-year round.Continue to 5 of 9 below.
05 of 09
Craving the flavor of pumpkin spice, but don't want to give up banana bread? This quick bread recipe offers the best of both worlds. It's also a great way to use up any pie pumpkins decorating your kitchen counter, though you could also use canned pumpkin. A generous amount of vanilla yogurt in the batter imparts a good, old-fashioned flavor that makes this quick bread truly special.
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Oil adds incredible moisture and lightens up the crumb of this pecan-studded pumpkin bread that tastes like fall in a slice. It is so easy to make—just some simple mixing and stirring, and pop it into the oven. In just over an hour, you'll have a home smelling of sweet autumn spices and two irresistible loaves.
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Sweet and nutritious, with just the right amount of spice, these easy pumpkin muffins (did you know muffins are a bread?) are a tasty Halloween Eve treat for kids or a fun lunchbox addition. The sweet streusel topping has protein-rich sunflower seeds, making these muffins a great snack for vegetarian kids. The recipe also includes tips for making them vegan.Continue to 9 of 9 below.
09 of 09
Whip up a tasty snack for your book club with this big, spiced pumpkin bread that bakes in a Bundt cake pan. The moist crumb is packed with raisins and walnuts, for great texture in every bite. You could also slice and top it with whipped cream or caramel sauce, for an easy family dessert.