Pumpkin Pie-Spiced Pumpkin Bread

Fall is right around the corner and for me that means it’s Pumpkin Bread season, and no Fall is complete with my mom’s Pumpkin Pie-Spiced Pumpkin Bread!

Pumpkin Bread

My mom has stayed with us the last couple of weeks to help out as we adjust to life with our new little one and I have taken the opportunity to have her make her famous Pumpkin Bread recipe for us. We may have even had it for dinner the day she made it. No seriously…we did. :)

My mom has made this recipe for at least 20 years and it is perfect; there’s no need to search for another recipe!

Making Pumpkin Bread

Here’s my mom & toddler making Pumpkin Bread

Cook’s Note For Pumpkin Pie-Spiced Pumpkin Bread:

  • My family likes to top slices of the pumpkin bread with a little cream cheese…delicious!
  • This recipe makes 2 large loaves; save one for your family and give one away to a friend or neighbor! Or just eat a loaf for dinner like we did and save the other one for later. :)

Pumpkin Pie-Spiced Pumkin Bread with Walnuts

Pumpkin Pie-Spiced Pumpkin Bread

Serves Makes 2 Loaves
Meal type Bread, Breakfast, Snack
Misc Child Friendly, Pre-preparable
Occasion Halloween, Thanksgiving
By author My Mom
Pumpkin Pie-Spiced Pumpkin Bread with Walnuts: a family favorite for over 20 years

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cups butter, softened
  • 2 1/2 Cups granulated sugar
  • 4 Large eggs
  • 1 15-Ounce Can pumpkin
  • 2/3 cups water
  • 3 1/2 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 Teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon table salt
  • 2 Teaspoons pumpkin pie seasoning

Optional

  • 2/3 cups chopped walnuts

Directions

Step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Step 2
Prepare 2 loaf pans with non-stick cooking spray.
Step 3
In a medium bowl sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and pumpkin pie spice, set aside.
Step 4
Cream butter and sugar together until light an fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add the eggs, pumpkin and water and mix until incorporated .
Step 5
Add the dry ingredients and mix until combined and there's no more flour pockets.
Step 6
Divide the batter evenly among 2 loaf pans and bake 60-70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Step 7
Transfer loaf pans to a wire rack to cool. Cool at least 2 hours before slicing.

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    • I can’t speak for other pumpkin bread recipes because this is the only one I have ever made. This is my mom’s recipe that she’s been making for over 25 years. With that said, yes, definitely use baking powder and baking soda as specified in the recipe. I hope this answers your questions. Enjoy! :)

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