The BEST Pumpkin bread EVER! (Easy quick bread)

in #hive-1205863 months ago

"Forget everything you know about pumpkin bread." - A wise man once said.

Today I came home and my mom wasn't feeling too well, but she really wanted to make her favorite pumpkin bread. I like this bread, but I do prefer without the apples at times. We have all the ingredients though, so I decided to go ahead and surprise her when she and my dad returned from their errands.

I want to share with you guys the BEST pumpkin bread recipe I've come across. It's very simple and not dry at all. I made two loaves; one with the apple chunks and one without. Both did not contain the walnuts as the original recipe calls for, since neither of us care for the walnuts.


1 & 2/3 cups - all-purpose flour
1 & 1/2 cups - sugar
1 teaspoon - baking soda
3/4 teaspoon - salt
1/2 teaspoon - ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon - ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon - baking powder
1/4 teaspoon - ground cloves
1 cup - canned pumpkin
1/2 cup - water
2 - large eggs
1/3 cup - oil (I used vegetable oil)

1 cup - chopped peeled apples
3/4 cup - chopped walnuts


  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder and cloves.
  • In another large bowl, whisk the pumpkin, water, eggs and oil.
  • Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • OPTIONAL: Fold in apples and walnuts.


  • Pour into a greased 9x5-in. loaf pan. (I don't know the measurement of this pan, but it worked!)



  • Bake at 325° for 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 hours or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.


  • Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool.


  • It takes quite a while to cool down, but it's worth the wait! Go ahead, dig in and ENJOY! ❤️🍞

What beautiful color the bred gets 😍

Thank you, I love the color, texture, and taste of pumpkin bread! I work at a coffee shop and we serve prepackaged pumpkin bread but when you can make a whole loaf, yeah forget about it, lol. I hope you find this recipe post helpful!

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