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5 from 3 votes

Pumpkin Bread

This Pumpkin Bread is quick and easy to make with the perfect pumpkin spice flavor and cinnamon sugar top.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fall recipe, pumpkin spice, quick bread
Servings: 10 slices
Author: Lisa Longley


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 15 ounces pumpkin puree make sure you are buying 100% pumpkin puree and not pumpkin pie filing
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 8 tablespoons butter melted and slightly cooled
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9 inch loaf pan with cooking spray. Set the pan aside.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, and ginger.
  • In a smaller bowl mix together the pumpkin, sugar, butter, eggs, and vanilla extract. Gently fold the pumpkin mixture into the dry ingredients until just combined.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish.
  • Mix together the butter, brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon with a fork. The mixture will be crumbly. Pour over the top of the bread.
  • Bake the bread for 55 to 65 minutes or until a toothpick stuck in the center of the bread comes out clean.