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Pumpkin Bread

This pumpkin bread recipe is extremely versatile. Leave it plain or enjoy with maple icing, chocolate chips, or cinnamon streusel!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
1 hr
Course Breakfast, Dessert

Ingredients
  

Basic Pumpkin Bread

  • 1 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil

Pumpkin Bread with Maple Icing

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp milk

Cinnamon Streusel Pumpkin Bread

  • 2 tbsp melted unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips

Instructions
 

Basic Pumpkin Bread

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and lower the baking rack to the second lowest position. Spray a loaf pan with nonstick spray.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the dry ingredients together.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk the pumpkin puree, both sugars, eggs, and vegetable oil until combined.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and gently fold to combine using a wooden spoon or rubber spatula.
  • Bake for 60-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. If the loaf starts browning, tent it loosely with foil.

Pumpkin Bread with Maple Icing

  • Beat the butter on high until light and fluffy.
  • Add in the confectioners sugar, maple syrup, and milk. Beat until combined.
  • Ice the top of your cooled loaf.

Cinnamon Streusel Pumpkin Bread

  • In a small bowl, combine all ingredients together with a fork until crumbly.
  • Evenly sprinkle the mixture on the top of your loaf before baking.

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

  • Gently fold in the chocolate chips before adding to the prepared loaf pan.
  • Sprinkle additional chocolate chips over the top of your unbaked loaf if desired.
Keyword chocolate pumpkin, pumpkin bread