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6 Epic Pumpkin Breads You Have To Try

Spicy, fragrant, moist pumpkin bread is one of autumn's greatest hits. And it's so easy to make and share. Here are six of our favorite pumpkin bread variations to enjoy this season.

1) Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread

This top-rated pumpkin bread recipe has earned 7,000+ 5-star reviews. Yes, it's that good. You can bake it into a large loaf, mini loaves, or muffins—just adjust the total baking time. It also freezes beautifully, if you want to make and freeze a few for quick snacks or give-aways later.


Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread

Photo by Jenny Smillie

2) Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Are you a chocoholic? Give this one a try. Top tip: To keep the chips from sinking to the bottom, dust them with flour before mixing them into the dough.


Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Photo by The BritishBaker

3) Super Moist Pumpkin Bread

This vegan-friendly version contains no eggs or dairy, and uses coconut milk for another layer of flavor.


Super Moist Pumpkin Bread

Photo by codebeans

4) Pumpkin Gingerbread

An extra helping of ginger gives you a spicy mix that combines two great holiday flavors in one tasty loaf.


Pumpkin Gingerbread

Photo by CC

5) Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

Cranberry sauce gives this extra moist bread a sweet/tangy edge. The recipe calls for egg substitute, but you can use 4 whole large eggs instead.


Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

Photo by LynnInHK

6) Perfect Paleo Pumpkin Bread

Here's a 5-star pumpkin loaf even a caveman would love. It has almond and coconut flours for structure, maple syrup for sweetness, and coconut oil for rich moisture.


Perfect Paleo Pumpkin Bread

Photo by Bibi


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