Margie's Spiced Pumpkin Bread

Posted: October 4

Time: 60 minutes

Yield: 24 servings

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The first chill in the air; the first leaf turning golden; the waning daylight—all signs of fall and all signs you need to make Margie’s Spiced Pumpkin Bread. This recipe makes three loaves, which is good because you’re not going to want to share. Light a scented candle, hit play on your favorite episode of Gilmore Girls, and get into the fall spirit with Margie's Spiced Pumpkin Bread, the seasonal bake to sensationally welcome the changing weather.


• 1 1/2 cups white sugar • 1 cup light brown sugar • 1 cup butter, melted • 2 eggs • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract • 3 cups pumpkin puree • 4 cups all-purpose flour • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon • 1 tablespoon baking powder • 1 tablespoon baking soda • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves • 1/2 teaspoon salt


Step 1

To begin, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

Combine the white sugar, brown sugar, and melted butter together in a large bowl. Stir in the vanilla extract and eggs, then mix in the pumpkin until fully combined. Set aside.

Step 3

Whisk the flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, cloves, and salt together in a separate bowl.

Step 4

Then, slowly mix the flour mixture into the pumpkin mixture until well incorporated.

Step 5

Pour the batter into three 5x9-inch loaf pans. Smooth the batter evenly into each pan.

Step 6

Bake the loaves in the oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of each loaf comes out clean, about 45-50 minutes.

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