Tasty Pumpkin Bread

The renovation is starting to get real…actual walls are going up on Monday. This is fabulous news…until I realized my kitchen will be out of commission for a significant amount of time. What am I to do? Bake pumpkin bread of course, and think about my dream kitchen!

The Usual Cast of Characters

2 cups granulated sugar

1/2 cup butter , softened

3 large eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

15 ounces canned pumpkin purée

2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/2 cup milk

12 ounce package chocolate chips (or realize way too late you have no chocolate chips and hastily substitute Reese’s mini pieces)

The Steps to Glory

1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line the bottom of two loaf pans with a piece of parchment paper. Spray all over with cooking spray.

2 Add the sugar and butter to a mixing bowl and beat with an electric mixer until well combined. Add eggs, pumpkin and vanilla and mix to combine.

3 In a separate bowl mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.

4 Alternately add flour mixture, then milk to pumpkin mixture, starting and ending with flour. Fold in chocolate chips at the end.

5 Pour the batter into prepared pans. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool for a few minutes in the pan before inverting onto a wire rack to cool.

6 Mini loaves will bake for around 25-35 minutes.

And of course…Halloween!

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19 thoughts on “Tasty Pumpkin Bread

  1. Your pumpkin recipe sounds delicious, and would be easier to follow if posted as a printable & downloadable . However posting your recipe is helpful. If possible, please consider posting printable recipes in future posts.


    1. How exciting! We love Annapolis and never want to leave. I do miss the warm temperatures from last week. We are on an adventure of renovation for the next few months. Where in Annapolis are you moving to ?


  2. I’ve always admired your cozy kitchen from your photos. But I’m glad you get to go for your dream!

    Thanks for sharing this at the Homestead Blog Hop! Enjoy that sweet pumpkin bread!


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