Pumpkin Bread Recipe – Easy And Best Ever!

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This homemade pumpkin bread is amazing! So moist, soft and full of pumpkin flavor!  This is the only pumpkin bread recipe you’ll ever need!

Best Ever Pumpkin Bread

What could be better than freshly baked homemade pumpkin bread?  Imagine biting into a slice of this soft pumpkin bread, still hot from the oven, smelling of pumpkin and cinnamon, tasting of happiness.  This epic pumpkin bread is out of this world.

Loaf of homemade pumpkin bread

The texture of this pumpkin bread is amazing! It is so soft, so tender and moist at the same time.  Put a slice of this pumpkin bread close to your nose and inhale.  You’ll want to go on this like forever.  You need this pumpkin bread in your life.

Once you bite into this pumpkin bread, one slice will never be enough.  It disappears as fast as the ice would melt in a sauna.

Slice of pumpkin bread

Aside from it’s epic taste, another awesome thing about this pumpkin bread is how easy it is to make.  All you need to do is combine the ingredients in one bowl, pour into a loaf pan and bake.  Even if you never baked anything in your life, this pumpkin bread will turn out perfect!  You just can’t go wrong with this amazingly easy recipe.

Pumpkin Bread

You can use canned or fresh pumpkin puree to make this pumpkin bread.  If you have real pumpkins that you want to use up, see my easy recipe for making your own pumpkin puree from scratch.   No fresh pumpkin?  Just use the pumpkin puree from the can :)

How To Make Pumpkin Bread

This pumpkin bread can be frozen – just cut it into slices and put each slice into a small ziploc bag.  You can thaw it in refrigerator overnight, on the counter for an hour, in a microwave in a minute or in a toaster.

Pumpkin Loaf

This pumpkin bread looks very presentable and makes a great homemade gift!  People love these!  Just put a fully chilled loaf of pumpkin bread in a clear bag, tie it with a ribbon and your homemade food gift is ready!  If you like this idea, check out my whole collection of recipes for homemade food gifts.

Pumpkin Bread

If you like this pumpkin bread, you will also love these easy recipes:

  • Cinnamon Apple Bread – made with real apples, this is another perfect Fall bread recipe you need to add to your collection!
  • Best Ever Pumpkin Pie – so easy to make, this is the only pumpkin pie recipe you’ll ever need!
  • Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake – this pumpkin flavored homemade cheesecake is a must for all the cheesecake lovers!
  • Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars – these amazing bars are everybody’s favorite! Full of pumpkin flavor with chocolate chips throughout!
  • Perfect Pumpkin Muffins – these pumpkin muffins are so giant, soft and tender! These muffins are a must-make!

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Best Ever Pumpkin Bread

This easy pumpkin bread is amazing! Just mix the ingredients in one bowl and bake! So moist and tender, everyone loves this pumpkin bread!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time55 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread, pumpkin
Cooking Method: Oven
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 257kcal


  • 1/2 cup butter 1 stick, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger optional
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg optional
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves optional
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt

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  • Preheat the oven to 350F. Spray a non-stick 9x5 inch loaf pan with a cooking spray.
  • Put butter and brown sugar in a large bowl and mix until combined. Add the eggs and pumpkin and mix until combined. Add flour, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda, baking powder and salt and mix until combined.
  • Transfer the batter to the loaf pan.
  • Put pumpkin bread in the oven and bake for 55 minutes.
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Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 344mg | Potassium: 188mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 4144IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 2mg
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