This Easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe is made in just one bowl and topped with a sweet cinnamon glaze for added flavor. It’s a delicious way to celebrate fall!
This is the absolute best pumpkin bread recipe right here. It’s packed with pumpkin, lightly spiced and slightly sweet. Plus, it’s topped with a sweet cinnamon glaze for a taste that’s nothing short of amazing.
Of course, I’m biased. I admit it. But this recipe for pumpkin bread is something my daughter and I worked on, and since she handled the baking on her own, I’m definitely going to love it!
We basically looked to our favorite one bowl pumpkin muffins and quick zucchini bread recipe for inspiration. After a few test runs and several pounds later, we knew this pumpkin bread was a definite winner!
Proud mama moments aside, you can’t go wrong with this easy one bowl pumpkin bread recipe. It’s not exactly a healthy pumpkin bread recipe, but it’s homemade, which makes it healthy enough for me!
So if you’re looking for an easy, moist pumpkin bread recipe that you can make in one bowl, this is the recipe for you! Not only is this pumpkin bread simple and easy to make, but it also freezes well, which means you can have a taste of pumpkin bread whenever you want! You know who you are.
How to make this Easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe
This pumpkin bread recipe is made in just one bowl. Why wash more dishes if you don’t need to?! Start by adding the eggs to a mixing bowl, beating them slightly, and then add your dry ingredients. Stir them lightly.
Then, add your wet ingredients, and beat with a hand mixer until the batter is smooth and well combined. Easy peasy, quick and easy!
Pour the pumpkin bread batter into a greased loaf pan, and smooth the top with a knife or spatula until it’s nice and even. This recipe for pumpkin bread makes enough batter to fill one 1.5 – quart loaf pan. If you have smaller pans, you can divide the batter.
When the pumpkin bread is done, you can eat it in it’s pure, natural state. Or, you can whip up a super easy cinnamon glaze to pour over the top. This is optional, but very highly recommended — which really means don’t skip it!
Recipe for Easy Pumpkin Bread
Easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe
For the Bread
- 2 eggs
- 2 cups flour
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 3 tsp pumpkin pie spice
- 2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 15-oz can pumpkin puree
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
For the Glaze
- 2/3 cup powdered sugar
- 1 tbsp milk
- 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
Preheat the oven to 325F
Beat the eggs in a large mixing bowl
Add all of the dry ingredients in the same mixing bowl and lightly stir together with a fork.
Add the milk and pumpkin
Add the butter. Make sure that the butter is completely cooled
Beat the batter with a hand mixer until fully incorporated
Pour the batter into a 1.5-quart loaf pan greased with butter and bake for 70-80 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
Set aside the bread to cool
Add the powder sugar, milk and cinnamon in a small mixing bowl and stir until combined
After the bread is completely cooled, pour the glaze over the top. Let the glaze set before serving
I hope you enjoy this Easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe!