The Perfect Pumpkin Bread Recipe

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This Perfect Pumpkin Bread Recipe is a wonderful addition to your fall recipe collection, thanks to its delectable flavor and texture.

The Perfect Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Ingredients Used to Make this Perfect Pumpkin Bread Recipe

When preparing delicious, homemade recipes, using high quality ingredients is key. Which is why I love reviewing this section in the majority of my blog posts!

Organic pumpkin puree is a great source of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. It is the main ingredient within this recipe, for obvious reasons.

Pasture raised eggs not only contain protein and omega-3 fatty acids, they also contain a handful of vitamins and minerals while providing richness and flavor. Review this article to understand the difference between marketing terms, and why I recommend purchasing pasture raised eggs.

Vanilla extract, ceylon cinnamon, organic peanut butter, and coconut sugar add the perfect touch of sweetness. Not to mention, they are exceptional ingredients I tend to use throughout a variety of my recipes!

How to Determine When the Bread is Done

I’m going to be honest, I totally botched this recipe the first time I made it. I poked a toothpick several times in different areas of the loaf, and every time it came out clean. However, the pumpkin bread was NOT done. From here on out, I will no longer be using a toothpick to determine if the pumpkin bread is done😂

The proper way to determine if a baked bread is done is by inserting a thermometer, waiting until the internal temperature reaches 190-200° F. Or, do what I did and use a butter knife to see if it comes out clean (larger surface area than a toothpick..).

Another side tip is to allow the pumpkin bread to cool for at least 15 minutes, making it easier to remove from the pan without falling apart. Patience is key when it comes to baking!

Want to Make Pumpkin Muffins Instead?

If you prefer, this recipe will make around 12 muffins. Prepare it in similar fashion, then bake at 350° F for about 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean or with a few moist crumbs. Allow muffins to cool before serving. Enjoy!

Other Pumpkin Flavored Fall Favorite Recipes

Looking for other pumpkin flavored fall recipes? Try out the The Coziest Pumpkin Spiced French Toast or the Pumpkin Spice Cold Brew!

Did you make this Perfect Pumpkin Bread Recipe? I’d love to hear how it turned out in the comments below!

The Perfect Pumpkin Bread Recipe
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5 from 2 votes

The Perfect Pumpkin Bread Recipe

This Perfect Pumpkin Bread Recipe is a wonderful addition to your fall recipe collection, thanks to its delectable flavor and texture.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time55 minutes
Cool Time15 minutes
Total Time1 hour 25 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Sweets
Servings: 1 loaf


  • 15 ounces organic pumpkin puree
  • 2 eggs pasture raised
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup organic flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin spice
  • ½ teaspoon ceylon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¾ cup baking chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the pumpkin puree, eggs, peanut butter, coconut sugar, maple syrup, and vanilla extract.
  • In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and sea salt.
  • Gently fold in the dry ingredients, then the chocolate chips.
  • Coat a 6-cup loaf pan and pour in batter. Bake for 55 minutes or until a butter knife comes out clean.
  • Allow the pumpkin bread to cool for at least 30 minutes. You may store it at room temperature. Enjoy!

4 responses to “The Perfect Pumpkin Bread Recipe”

  1. Alex says:

    5 stars
    I don’t always love pumpkin recipes, but this tasted amazing and was so light and moist! With the added chocolate chips, this is definitely a decadent fall favorite!

  2. Ashleigh says:

    5 stars
    This is such a quick and easy recipe and it is so delicious! I doubled the recipe and made 1 loaf plus almost 2 dozen muffins. Bonus points because baking these made the house smell sooo good!!

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