Delicious Pumpkin Bread

“An enticing aroma wafts through my house when this tender cake-like pumpkin bread is in the oven. I bake extra loaves to give as holiday gifts. My friends wait eagerly for it every year.” —Linda Burnett, Prescott, Arizona

Delicious Pumpkin BreadPhoto: Taste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
5miniature loaves 15minutes 50minutes + cooling
Servings Prep Time
5miniature loaves 15minutes
Cook Time
50minutes + cooling
Portions: miniature loaves
Portions: miniature loaves
  1. In a large bowl, beat the eggs. Add oil and pumpkin; beat until smooth. Combine remaining ingredients; gradually beat into pumpkin mixture.
  2. Pour batter into five greased 5-3/4x3x2-in. loaf pans. Bake at 325° for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. Freeze option: Securely wrap and freeze cooled loaves in plastic and foil. To use, thaw at room temperature.
Recipe Notes

Editor's Note: Bread may also be baked in two greased 8x4x2-in. loaf pans for 75-80 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 150 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 96mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fibre), 2g protein.