The finished pumpkin bread recipe loaf cut into thick serving slices.
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Easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Our pumpkin bread recipe is moist and dense with warm notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla. Pair with a cup of your favorite coffee for an autumn treat.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Pumpkin Bread, Homemade Pumpkin Bread, Pumpkin Bread, Pumpkin Bread Recipe, Pumpkin Recipes
Servings: 12 Slices Each Loaf
Calories: 379kcal
Author: Kimberly


  • 3 1/2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 4 eggs
  • 15 ounce can pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray two loaf pans with cooking spray.
  • Place all ingredients in the bowl of a stand mixer. Mix on low speed until combine.
  • Pour half the batter into each pan.
  • Place pans in the preheated oven and bake for 55-65 minutes. After 30 minutes, loosely place a piece of foil over each pan to ensure even browning.
  • Bread is done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove the pans from the oven and allow the bread to cool for 10-15 minutes before transferring to a wire rack.
  • Allow bread to finish cooling before slicing.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.



*Cooking times may vary depending on pan type. Times listed are based on a glass pan.
*The calories listed are an approximate and are based on the ingredients and serving size listed.
*Please see post for additional tips, variations, and add-ins.


Calories: 379kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 401mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 51g | Vitamin A: 5594IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 2mg
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