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sliced pumpkin bread on parchment paper beside a mug of coffee
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Pumpkin Bread

This Healthy Pumpkin Bread is the perfect way to celebrate to get into the fall spirit. Easy to make and delicious for breakfast or dessert, it’s made with whole wheat flour, pumpkin pie spices and topped with the BEST cinnamon maple glaze.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 5 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegetarian
Keyword: healthy pumpkin bread, pumpkin bread
Servings: 10
Calories: 290kcal
Author: Erin


  • 15 oz. pumpkin puree
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil melted and cooled
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup cane sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice

for the glaze:

  • 3 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Line an 8x4 bread pan with parchment paper and grease the sides with coconut oil or nonstick spray; set aside.
  • Next, melt the coconut oil and set it aside. Wait until it cools to room temperature before using it.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the pumpkin, eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla together.
  • To that same bowl, add the flour, both sugars, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin pie spices and use a wooden spoon or rubber spatula to stir everything together until the flour disappears.
  • Transfer the batter to your prepared bread pan, using the back of a spoon to smooth out the top. Bake the bread for 63-68 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Leave the bread in the pan for 10 minutes before carefully inverting it onto a cooling rack. Wait for the bread to cool before adding the glaze.
  • For the glaze: whisk the syrup, powdered sugar and cinnamon together. Once the bread has cooled, drizzle the glaze over top. Slice the bread and enjoy!


*Calories are for 1 slice of bread and are an estimation
*Add-ins: Feel free to add 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts, chopped pecans or chocolate chips to the bread batter. 
*To make this gluten free: use a 1:1 all purpose gluten free flour blend 
*If you're using white whole wheat flour or whole wheat flour, the bread will be done after 45-55 minutes.


Calories: 290kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 295mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 6668IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 2mg