Pumpkin Spice Bread

pumpkin spice bread
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  • Total: 80 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 60 mins
  • Servings: 18 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
266 Calories
14g Fat
33g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 18
Amount per serving
Calories 266
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 432mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 2g
Calcium 26mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This recipe makes two loaves of pumpkin bread, perfect for fall gatherings and parties. Freeze one loaf and take the second along to a party or potluck. Enjoy the second throughout the winter by letting it defrost and warming it in the oven so it has that perfect, just-baked flavor.


  • 3 1/2 cups flour (all-purpose)
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon (ground)
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg (ground)
  • 1 can/16 ounces pumpkin (purée)
  • 1 cup of vegetable oil
  • 4 medium eggs

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Grease and flour two 9x5x3-inch loaf pans.

  3. Preheat the oven to 350 F.

  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

  5. In a separate bowl, stir together the pumpkin and oil.

  6. Beat the eggs into the pumpkin mixture, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

  7. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture; add the pumpkin mixture. Stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.

  8. Pour batter into prepared pans.

  9. Bake 1 hour, or until a wooden pick or cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.

  10. Serve and enjoy!


  • Take the second loaf to a gathering for all to enjoy.
  • Freeze one loaf then when ready to eat, defrost it and warm it in the oven.