Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin bread


1. All purpose flour – 1.5 cup

    Sugar – 1 cup + 1 – 2 tbsp

    Baking soda – 1 tsp

    Salt – 1/2 tsp

2. Nutmeg powder – 1/2 tsp

    Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp

    Cinnamon powder – 1/2 tsp

    All spice – 1/4 tsp

    Ground ginger – 1/4 tsp

    You can replace the above spice powders numbered 2 with 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice.

3. Pumpkin puree – 1 cup (I used cannned organic pumpkin)

    Eggs – 2

    Canola oil – 1/2 cup

    Vanilla extract – 1 tsp

4. Walnuts – 1/2 cup, chopped

5. Roasted pumpkin seeds / sun flower seeds – 3 tbsp


1. Preheat oven at 350 F.

2. Sift and combine all the dry ingredients numbered 1 and 2 in a large bowl.

2. In a medium bowl, combine the wet ingredients numbered 3.

3. Pour the wet ingredient mixture into the dry ingredients and stir until combined (do not over mix).

4. Pour this mixture into a greased or parchment paper lined 9 x 5 x 3 inch pan. Tap the pan slightly and smooth out the batter after pouring it into the pan. Sprinkle pumpkin seeds / sun flower seeds on top of the batter. Bake for about 50 – 60 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Take it out and let it cool in the pan for 5 -10 mts or so. Transfer it to a wire rack. Cool, slice and enjoy!!

Pumpkin bread

Pumpkin bread

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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