Pumpkin bread

Pumpkin Bread


This pumpkin bread is insanely easy to whip together, super moist, and infinitely adaptable.


  • Cooking spray, for pan
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp.baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp.kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp.ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp.ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup(1 stick) butter, melted
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2large eggs
  • 1 tsp.pure vanilla extract
  • Cinnamon-sugar, for sprinkling (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line an 8“-x-4” loaf pan with parchment paper then grease with cooking spray (or softened butter).
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, ginger, nutmeg, and salt.
  3. In a separate large bowl using a hand mixer, beat melted butter, sugar, pumpkin puree, sour cream, eggs, and vanilla.
  4. Gradually add dry ingredients to wet ingredients until just combined. Transfer batter to prepared pan then sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar, if using.
  5. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean, about 50 minutes to 1 hour.