Four Spice Pumpkin Bread


This is a wonderful bread to make when pumpkins are everywhere and leaves are turning red.  It is a easy recipe for pumpkin bread. The four spices, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and allspice make a perfect blend which complements the superfood pumpkin brilliantly into crispy autumn air!

Prep Time: 10 minutes     Cook Time: 50 minutes

Yield:  Two 8 x 4 inch loaves


  • 3 1/2 cup all-purposed flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 15 ounce canned pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie mix)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans or walnuts, if desired


  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, clove, allspice, and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside.
  • Mix sugar, vegetable oil, water, and pumpkin in a large bowl. Beat in eggs, one at a time, with an electric mixer on low speed until well blended. Gradually fold in flour mixture. Stir in nuts if desired.
  • Spread evenly into two greased and floured 8 x 4 inch loaf pans.
  • Bake for 50 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted into the center comes out clean.  Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.

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