Healthy Pumpkin Bread Recipes
Pumpkin is one of those defining fall flavors that many of us have come to associate with the season. These recipes will have all the warm and comforting aromas of autumn wafting from your oven in no time.
Our first recipe, Golden Pumpkin-Walnut Loaf, makes a delicious gift. But, we'll warn you, you might just want to keep it all for yourself.
The onset of autumn is worth celebrating, so why not make a huge batch of mulled apple cider and serve it with these spiced pumpkin muffins? The pumpkin adds gorgeous color, flavor, and moisture as well as fiber, vitamin A, and potassium.
Spiced Pumpkin Biscuits
These moist, 5-star pumpkin muffins get a burst of sweet and sour notes from the dried cranberries. This favorite recipe doubles easily to feed a crowd.
Take canned pumpkin out of the pie shell realm and stir into tender drop biscuits. Making turkey soup after Thanksgiving? You can serve these alongside, spread with a little honey butter.
Pecan-Topped Pumpkin Bread
This much-loved recipe was the subject of a recipe makeover that earned rave reviews. With a few low-fat baking tricks, our healthy pumpkin bread recipe shaved 33 percent of the calories and more than half the fat from the original recipe.
Pumpkin-Walnut Focaccia with Gruyère
This Italian classic reaches new heights with the addition of nutty Gruyére and sweet pumpkin. Not an experienced baker? Take comfort from the words of fellow novice terribly73: “This is the first time I have made a bread from scratch, and it turned out perfectly. It’s delicious plain with just a little butter. Perfect!”
Pumpkin-Honey Beer Quick Bread
Readers loved this bread and found it perfect for gift-giving or making ahead. It keeps for two months in the freezer; wrap it in plastic wrap first.
Whole-wheat flour dons an excellent disguise in these delicious muffins, a treat for both kids and adults.
Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread
Enjoy this sweet and spicy chocolate chip pumpkin bread for breakfast or as a tasty mid-afternoon treat.
Pumpkin-Date Loaf with Cream Cheese Swirl
White cream cheese batter contrasts with the orange pumpkin in this loaf.
These spicy pumpkin muffins are good for a quick breakfast on the run or to include in bag lunches. A combination of brown sugar and granulated sugar in the recipe creates a crunchy topping that contrasts with the moist, tender muffins.
Pumpkin-Cinnamon Streusel Buns
To make these year-round, substitute canned pumpkin puree and add an extra cup of all-purpose flour.
Pumpkin Streusel Bread
Skip the boxed mix and make this light and flavorful pumpkin bread for friends and family. It's perfect for brunch; just slice, toast, and top with a smear of cream cheese. Heavenly.
Spicy Pumpkin Bread
This particular pumpkin bread gets its kick from a blend of allspice, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. Top with a sprinkling of chopped walnuts for a salty crunch that pairs perfectly with the sweet, moist bread.
Favorite fall ingredients are present here and you'll love how they come together in this quick bread.