Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread

Lightly spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger, this pumpkin bread is a pure celebration of fall. It's easy to assemble and bake.
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  • Serves: 12 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Step 2

    Grease a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray or softened butter. Line the bottom and 2 short sides with a long strip of parchment paper.
  3. Step 3

    Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger in a medium-sized bowl.
  4. Step 4

    In a separate large bowl, whisk the brown sugar, oil, and vanilla.
  5. Step 5

    Whisk in the eggs one at a time.
  6. Step 6

    Whisk in the pumpkin puree.
  7. Step 7

    Using a flexible spatula, gently fold the dry ingredients into the wet just until combined.
  8. Step 8

    Gently fold in the chocolate chips, if using, being careful not to overmix.
  9. Step 9

    Scrape the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top with an offset spatula or butter knife. Sprinkle with turbinado sugar if using.
  10. Step 10

    Bake for 55 to 65 minutes, rotating at the halfway point, until a cake tester comes out with a moist crumb or two but no liquid batter.
  11. Step 11

    Let cool until easy to handle before inverting the cake onto a cooling rack and then flipping it right side up to cool to room temperature.