Pumpkin Bread

Though typically baked in the fall, pumpkin bread is an in-demand year-round sweet treat. From pumpkin chocolate chip bread to cinnamon-spiced loaves, this recipe collection includes dozens of delicious variations.

See Popular Pumpkin Bread Recipes

Potimarron Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

For this recipe, bake potimarron or butternut squash as a vegetable base for bread, then serve with homemade squash butter.

Double Decker Pumpkin Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

A cream cheese, sour cream, and crystalized ginger filling sets this Christmas favorite recipe apart from the others.

Ginger-Date Pumpkin Loaves

Better Homes and Gardens

Pumpkin bread is a fall favorite. This variation, with ginger and dates, is drizzled with a spiced glaze.

Make-Ahead Pumpkin Corn Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

Masa harina, a fine corn flour, gives this bread light texture with nice corn flavor.

Pumpkin Spice Loaves

Better Homes and Gardens

This recipe makes two pumpkin bread loaves. Share one with a friend or wrap one for a gift.

How to Make Pumpkin Bread

We can thank Native Americans for helping make pumpkin bread a fall classic. Native Americans commonly used pumpkins for food and pumpkin vines as a material to make woven mats, and they were the ones who introduced European settlers to pumpkin. The settlers combined Old World cooking ideas with the new ingredients they encountered in the New World, leading to a variety of new dishes, pumpkin bread among them.

Gluten-Free Apple Pumpkin Bread

A gluten-free apple pumpkin bread to welcome fall baking season. Try it for breakfast, dessert, or even a comforting snack.

Fruited Pumpkin Loaf

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this apricot-filled pumpkin bread for breakfast during the Thanksgiving weekend, or present it to your hosts as a gift. You don't have to tell anyone that it starts with a bread mix.

Pumpkin Pecan Bread (Bread Machine)

Better Homes and Gardens

Have all the favorite flavors of pumpkin pie baked into a moist yeast bread.

Pumpkin Pecan Bread for 22

Better Homes and Gardens

Have all the favorite flavors of pumpkin pie baked into a moist yeast bread.

Super Seasonal Pumpkin Bread Recipes

Tis the season -- for pumpkin bread, and that's a good reason to be jolly. Nothing quite captures the culinary spirit of the holidays on the table like these slightly spicy, deeply rich loaves. But let's not make the same old pumpkin bread again this year, even though -- sure -- it's good and -- yes -- it came from Grandma.

Our Best Pumpkin Bread Recipes

Nothing tastes more like fall than a warm slice of pumpkin bread. Whether you like it with walnuts or your favorite holiday spices, we've got the recipes you're sure to enjoy.

Pumpkin-Raisin Scones

Family Circle

Cranberry-Pumpkin Scones with Sugared Pepitas

Better Homes and Gardens

These holiday-special scones combine musky pumpkin, tangy cranberries and orange-scented glaze in totally terrific triangles. Pepitas are toasted pumpkin seeds, which are usually shelved with the bagged gourmet-type items in supermarket produce departments.

Pumpkin-Banana Bread

Midwest Living

Mashed banana and toasted pecans add a new twist to this quintessential autumn quick bread.

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