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2 slices of pumpkin bread with cinnamon gaze on a white plate
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Best Easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe

The Best Easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe made with canned pumpkin is a simple quick bread with a delicious cinnamon glaze. Perfect for fall! Enjoy this easy homemade pumpkin bread for a quick breakfast or snack with a cup of coffee or your favorite tea.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 310kcal
Author Dee
Cost $5

Ingredients

For the Bread

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 15-oz can pumpkin puree
  • ½ cup butter, melted

For the Glaze

  • cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions

  • 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 

Notes

You can bake the bread in a glass loaf pan or metal loaf pan.
Start testing for doneness with a toothpick around 1 hour of baking. All ovens are different, so total time may vary.
The glaze is delicious but optional. 

Nutrition

Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 333mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 363IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 2mg