Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - The Best Pumpkin Bread

The Best Pumpkin Bread

Rate this recipe • Read reviews

From the kitchen of KLESNIAK

Enjoy plain, buttered, or with cream cheese.

Log in to upload a photo

Recipe Details

Bake Time:
60-70 minutes
2 loaves
Dairy‑free, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly


2 cups of canned pumpkin
3 cups of sugar
1 cup water
1 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs
3 1/3 cups of all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons of baking soda
2 teaspoons of cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg
3/4 teaspoon of ground cloves


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Grease 2 9x5 inch loaf pans and dust with flour.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the pumpkin, sugar, water, vegetable oil, and eggs. Beat until well mixed.

  4. Mix the rest of the ingredients into a separate bowl. Stir until combined.

  5. Slowly add the dry ingredients into pumpkin mixture, beat until smooth.

  6. Evenly divide the batter between the two pans.

  7. Bake for 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

  8. Cool for 10-15 minutes.

  9. Remove bread from pans by inverting them onto a rack and tapping the bottoms.


Log in now to rate this recipe.

cathann62 says:

I have this very same recipe, but I only use 2 cups of sugar and it is plenty sweet. My girlfriend gave me this recipe, she has won blue ribbons at the state fair with it. Delicious

11/17/2014 12:45:36 PM

777777 says:

Very good plus going to add to recipe box! MMMMM

1/25/2013 6:46:14 AM

my4angels says:

The best pumpkin bread recipe I have found. I used 1 / 15 oz. can of pumpkin and I added nuts. The flavor was just right and very moist, froze well, sliced well! love it! Thanks for sharing this!

12/14/2012 6:34:59 AM

Mary says:

This bread is simply delicious! My family loves it!

11/23/2012 12:05:35 PM

lynk19 says:

One of the best recipes I have ever found. I make lots of these in the fall and give to other people or serve with meals. I always get lots of compliments.

11/15/2012 6:02:56 PM

Other Tasty Treats You Might Enjoy

Northpole.com uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By continuing to use our website, you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Got It.