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Pumpkin Spice Bread

This pumpkin spice bread recipe is at least 40 years old. It makes a very moist bread. It's been described as tasting like pumpkin pie without the crust. —Delora Lucas, Belle, West Virginia
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
  • Makes
    2 loaves

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 cup water

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine sugar, oil and eggs; add pumpkin and mix well. In second bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, cloves and allspice; add to the pumpkin mixture alternately with water, beating well after each addition.
  • Pour into two greased 9x5-in. loaf pans. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 60-65 minutes. Cool in pans 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 197 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 128mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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