Recipe: Iced Pumpkin Bread

Iced Pumpkin Bread1I’ve really been in a baking mood lately (thanks, holiday season!) and decided I needed to make something that felt less guilty. Bread is healthier than pie, cake, cookies, etc… Right? Don’t answer that…

Iced Pumpkin Bread
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 10 min
For Bread
  1. 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
  2. 4 eggs
  3. 1 cup vegetable oil
  4. 2/3 cup water
  5. 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  6. 2 1/2 cups sugar
  7. 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  8. 2 teaspoons baking soda
  9. 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  10. 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  11. 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  12. 1 teaspoon allspice
  13. 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
For Glaze
  1. 1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream
  2. 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour two 8.5 x 4 x 2.5 inch loaf pans.
  2. In a large bowl, mix pumpkin, eggs, oil, water, vanilla and sugar until well blended.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, and ground cloves until well combined.
  4. Stir the dry ingredients into the pumpkin mixture until just blended. Pour batter into the prepared pans.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Combine glaze ingredients, heat in microwave for 10 seconds, mix and drizzle over cooled bread.
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  1. i’m not a pumpkin fan, but that bread may just change my mind….

  2. Like Amy said, I am not a fan of anything pumpkin (*gasp*)… but with that icing, this looks divine!

  3. That does look delicious, especially with the icing. I love baking with pumpkin, as it gives such a great flavor and texture.

  4. Oh YUM! This would go great with my coffee right now!

  5. joanna garcia says:

    omg i love anything iced and with pumpkin esp now thats all im craving! will def make this!

  6. I love pumpkin bread. It may be my favorite kind of quick bread. Oddly, I haven’t made anything pumpkin yet this year! Love the glaze on this bread. Thank you for sharing!

  7. I made this yesterday. Amazing!!! I have almost eaten one whole loaf by myself!! The texture and flavor of this bread is perfection.

  8. I am definitely going to have to try this recipe. I am a pumpkin fan.

  9. When I made this, the batter was SUPER thick!!! Is it supposed to be like that?

    • Hi Lisa,

      No, it shouldn’t be SUPER thick… Did you make sure it was the small, 15oz can of pumpkin?
      Hope it still tasted good! 🙂

  10. Mary Dailey says:

    We love anything pumpkin. Can’t wait to try this recipe!

  11. This looks so yummy. Thank you for sharing your recipe. I have to try it.

  12. Looks good. I don’t really like pumpkin, but would make this bread for my family

  13. I love pumpkin year round, and this looks like an excellent recipe to try!

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