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Pumpkin Spice Bread

Pumpkin Spice Bread Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Bread Recipe

It's the most wonderful time of the year…the time when EVERY SINGLE FOOD ITEM is pumpkin-spiced.

But seriously, I do like the occassional pumpkin treat in the fall and a few days ago I made Pumpkin Pasta and had some pumpkin leftover, so I whipped up some mini-loaves of pumpkin bread. I used the Wilton 8-Cavity Mini Loaf Pan. Which is a really great purchase because you can use any quick bread recipe and it will perfectly fit in the mini-loaf pan! Yay! You just need to adjust the cook times down if you are doing mini-loaves instead of using a regular size bread pan.

These yummy loaves make a great fall snack. I like to offer them with sliced apples (or applesauce) and a handful of nuts. I'm thinking a little crumbled blue cheese would go with these too. What would you serve them with?

Pumpkin Spice Bread

  • 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin spice
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (the real stuff please!)
  • 6 tablespoons of butter (at room temperature)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup pumpkin
  1. Whisk the dry ingredients together. Set aside.
  2. Combine the milk and vanilla. Set aside.
  3. Cream the butter and the sugars together until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat the eggs into the butter and sugar mixture, one at time.
  5. Beat in the pumpkin puree.
  6. Add the flour mixture and the milk mixture, alternating the flour and milk mixtures. Begin and end with the flour mixtures.
  7. Pour mixture into a loaf pan or a mini-loaf pan.
  8. Bake in oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Approx. 1 hour for a loaf pan or 25-30 minutes for the mini-loaf pan.

Can't get enough pumpkin? Try my other pumpkin based recipes.

Pumpkin Enchiladas Recipe

Pumpkin Enchiladas

Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe

Pumpkin Smoothies.

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