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Pumpkin Yeast Bread Recipe

Pumpkin Yeast Bread Recipe

From Greenfield, Indiana, Alicyn Swift shares this lightly spiced pumpkin bread with a crisp brown crust and appealing golden-orange interior.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 3-4 hours YIELD:16 servings


  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons water (70° to 80°)
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2-3/4 cups bread flour
  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast


  • 1. In bread machine pan, place all ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select basic bread setting. Choose crust color and loaf size if available.
  • 2. Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed). Yield: 1 loaf, 16 slices (about 1-1/2 pounds).

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 121 calories, 2g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 150mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 3g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 0 fat.

Reviews for Pumpkin Yeast Bread

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jpayne58 21026
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2011

"My family loves this bread."

katguilbault 29940
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2009

"My husband adored this recipe! If you are expecting pumpkin pie, it's not that, but is a very light tasting bread with just the right amount of spices. I cut down the ginger by just a bit. The house smelled heavenly as I made this!"

mkorthas 26656
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2009

"I made this bread and was very disappointed in the left a strange after-taste in my mouth and my family asked me not to make it again."

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