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Pumpkin Bread

The perfect pumpkin bread recipe that is moist and perfectly spiced. 

Course Breakfast/Snack, Dessert/Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Pumpkin Bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 16


Pumpkin Bread:

  • (1) 15-ounce can Pumpkin Puree
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Oil
  • 4 ounces Cream Cheese (softened, cut into cubes)
  • 4 large Eggs
  • 1/4 cup Buttermilk
  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Salt

Streusel Topping:

  • 1/3 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Salted Butter (softened)
  • 2 Tablespoons Flour


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium saucepan, heat pumpkin puree, cinnamon, and pumpkin spice over medium heat. Stir often for about 5-7 minutes. 

  2. Remove from heat and stir in sugar, brown sugar, oil, and cream cheese. Whisk for several minutes until all of the cream cheese is mixed in. Let sit for 5 minutes to cool before adding the eggs. 

  3. Whisk in eggs and buttermilk until fully mixed together. After it is completely smooth, fold in flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix just until combined. 

  4. Grease two 8 1/2 inch x 4 1/2 inch loaf pans with non-stick cooking spray or butter. Pour batter into pans. 

To make streusel topping:

  1. In a small bowl, add brown sugar, softened butter, and flour. Using a fork, press together until combined. 

  2. Sprinkle topping evenly over pumpkin bread batter. Bake for 44-48 minutes or until the center is cooked through. Check by placing a toothpick in the center to make sure it comes out clean. 

  3. Let pumpkin loaves cool for 20 minutes and then turn out onto a wire rack. Let cool. 

  4. Serve with butter.