Deliciously Spiced Pumpkin Bread
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This delightful recipe is perfect for autumn when the air is crisp and the leaves are falling. The combination of warm spices and rich pumpkin flavor makes it the ideal treat for chilly days or as a delicious addition to your Thanksgiving feast. You’ll love the heavenly aroma that fills your kitchen as this pumpkin bread bakes to perfection.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×5-inch (23×13 cm) loaf pan.
- In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger.
- In another bowl, cream together the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
- Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the pumpkin puree, milk, and vanilla extract.
- Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined. Fold in the chopped nuts if desired.
- Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and smooth the top.
- Bake for 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Allow the pumpkin bread to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.
- Slice and enjoy the warm, comforting flavors of this Deliciously Spiced Pumpkin Bread!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 60-70 minutes
Yield: 1 loaf
Indulge in the cozy flavors of fall with this moist and flavorful pumpkin bread. It’s a seasonal favorite that will have everyone coming back for seconds!
Nutrition information: (per serving) Calories: 230, Total Fat: 9g, Cholesterol: 45mg, Sodium: 220mg, Total Carbohydrates: 34g, Dietary Fiber: 2g, Sugars: 17g, Protein: 4g
As the leaves change color and the air turns crisp, this Deliciously Spiced Pumpkin Bread is the perfect companion to your cozy moments. Share it with friends and family, or savor it all to yourself with a hot cup of tea or coffee. The delightful blend of spices and the creamy pumpkin goodness make every bite a taste of autumn’s warmth. Bake a loaf today and let the comforting aroma fill your home.