Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread Recipe

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Tiffany Borsheim


This is my grandma's pumpkin bread. It is moist and delicious and what she cooks it in really makes it special. She uses old soup cans to bake it and the top is so delicious, best part of the bread!


★★★★★ 5 votes

4 loaves
20 Min
55 Min


  • 1 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 1/2 c
    softened butter
  • 2
  • 3/4 c
    canned pumpkin (1/2 can)
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/4 tsp
    cloves, ground
  • 1/2 tsp
    allspice, ground
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 4
    cleaned 20 oz can's (soup cans or cans from diced tomatoes work well)
  • 1 3/4 c
    all purpose flour

How to Make Pumpkin Bread


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease bottom and sides of soup can with butter.
  2. Combine Flour, Baking Soda and Baking Powder in a seperate bowl and set aside
  3. Cream Butter, Sugar and Eggs. Add Pumpkin, spices and water - mix well
  4. Combine all ingredients and mix well.
  5. Divide batter evenly among 4 cans - a little over 1/2 full. Put cans on a baking sheet and bake for 50 - 55 minutes. Check the middle with a toothpick, when it comes out clean they are done.
  6. Let cool completely. Run knife around the edge to loosen. Remove from cans and cover with plastic wrap. They can be refridgerated for 3 days or frozen for 2 months.

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About Pumpkin Bread

Course/Dish: Breads Sweet Breads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids
Hashtag: #pumpkin

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