18 Top-Notch Ways to Make Great Pumpkin Bread
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.
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.
Golden Pumpkin Walnut Loaf
Elevate pumpkin by adding walnuts, golden raisins, cardamom, and ginger to the mix for this spiced quick bread. These flavorful loaves make perfect gifts for the holiday season—seal in plastic, then wrap with a pretty kitchen towel and tie it up with a ribbon.
Spiced Pumpkin Biscuits
These simple pumpkin biscuits are perfect any time of day and pair wonderfully with Orange-Honey Butter.
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.
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. The addition of beer keeps the bread light and moist—opt for any honey-flavored beer, such as Blue Moon Honey Moon Summer Ale.
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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.
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.
You’ll love how fall favorite ingredients such as pecans, cranberries, and pumpkin pie spice come together in this simple quick bread.
Chocolate-Swirled Pumpkin Bundt
We give a classic recipe a fresh fall makeover by swapping in fresh grated pumpkin for canned, whole wheat pastry flour for all-purpose, and olive oil for butter.
Gluten-Free Chocolate Pumpkin Mini Muffins
Bake on Sunday, and you've got a delicious snack for the entire week. What's more, you get three mini muffins in a single serving. That's happy snacking!
100-Calorie Magical Maple Pumpkin Blender Muffins
Gluten-free, completely clean, and less than 100 calories per muffin. After discovering the magic of our blender muffins made with bananas, we had to see if they could work just the same with pumpkin instead. They were even better than we imagined—light, fluffy, full of pumpkin-spice flavor, and incredibly satisfying.