ingredients for pumpkin bread

Step 1

Begin by preheating the oven to 350° F.

preheating the over to 350

Step 2

Next, combine the sugar, oil, and eggs in large bowl, scraping down the sides of the bowl between each ingredient.combine sugar oil and eggs

eggs for gingerbread pumpkin bread

Step 3

In a separate bowl, sift the dry ingredients together.

measuring spoons

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gingerbread pumpkin bread ingredients

baking bowl

Step 4

Then, alternate between adding dry ingredients and water to the batter.

dry ingredients and water to the batter

Step 5

It's time for the essential ingredient: pumpkin! Beat in the pumpkin while scraping the sides of the bowl. I’ve found there’s always a part of the batter the electric mixer doesn’t reach during this step, so I go back and hand-mix the batter to ensure the pumpkin gets thoroughly mixed in.

diy pumpkin bread

Step 6

Grease two loaf pans, and divide batter evenly between them.

homemade pumpkin bread

Step 7

Then, bake the batter for one hour, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

bake batter for 1 hour

delicious gingerbread pumpkin bread

Step 8

Now it's time for hot coffee, a good book, and some yummy pumpkin gingerbread. Enjoy!

enjoy your gingerbread pumpkin bread