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Pumpkin Patch Bread Recipe

Pumpkin Patch Bread Recipe

My mom makes the best pumpkin bread which she knows she has to bring to our Pumpkin Patch Party every year.—Barb Schlafer, Appleton, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 70 min. + cooling YIELD:16 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon each ground cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, spices and baking powder; gradually add to pumpkin mixture and mix well. Fold in pecans.
  • 2. Pour into a greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 70-80 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool. Yield: 1 loaf.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 220 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 204mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein .

Reviews for Pumpkin Patch Bread

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delowenstein 219404
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2015

"I recall preparing this recipe when it was featured in Taste of Home. I'd used a 15-oz. can of solid pack pumpkin and I greased and floured my loaf pans: I'd used two 7-1/2"x3-1/2" greased and floured loaf pans OR 8x8x2" baking pan(s), greased and floured. This IS a great way to utilize canned pumpkin! delowenstein"

Joscy 206537
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2008

"A note to share...I double recipe, sometimes omitting pecans, and bake in three 8x4x2 inch loaf pans. Bakes in about an hour, but ovens may differ a bit so check after 45 minutes. Enjoy!!"

erinmarie12 90627
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2008

"This pumpkin bread was absolutely delicious. It was so moist, my entire family and friends enjoyed it so much, I've been asked to make a loaf for all of the holidays!"

Joscy 122626
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2008

"Pumpkin Bread sure doesn't get any better than this; moist and delicious. If you haven't tried it yet, do so. Not only is it a great snack, it goes well with any meal."

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