Sliced pumpkin bread on white cutting board with loaf pan in background

Mom’s Pumpkin Bread Recipe {Classic & Easy}

This is my mom’s pumpkin bread recipe that creates the most delicate and moist loaves perfectly studded with spices like cinnamon, nutmeg & cloves.

  • Author: Miss AK
  • Cook Time: 55-60 minutes
  • Total Time: 0 hours
  • Yield: 2 loaves 1x



  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Grease 2 9×5 inch loaf pans 
  3. Beat butter, sugar, eggs, milk and vanilla together well. Then whisk in the pumpkin. 
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cloves, cinnamon and allspice. 
  5. Fold the dry ingredients into the wet until well combined. 
  6. Pour the batter evenly between the loaf pans. 
  7. Bake for 55-60 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean. 
  8. Cool in the pan for at least 10 minutes before removing to slice and serve.


*This recipe also freezes well. Simply divide the recipe in half or double, wrap your loaf in an airtight container or ziplock bag and freeze for up to 6 months.