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Moist Pumpkin Bread with Brown Sugar Pecan Topping

Moist Pumpkin Bread with Brown Sugar Pecan Topping

  • Author: Audrey
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x


Get ready to experience the flavors of autumn with our Moist Pumpkin Bread. This delicious treat is topped with a heavenly Brown Sugar Pecan Topping that adds a touch of sweetness and crunch. It’s, like wrapping yourself in a sweater while enjoying a pumpkin spice latte. In the form of delectable bread! Imagine biting into a tender loaf infused with cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger. The best part? The pecan topping that bursts with the goodness of sugar. Whether you’re sharing it with loved ones or indulging in a slice all, by yourself this pumpkin bread will give your taste buds the hug they’ve been longing for throughout the season. Each bite will transport you to the heart of autumn flavors.



Pumpkin Bread:

2 c all-purpose flour

1 ¼ tsp baking powder

½ tsp baking soda

1 ½ tsp ground cinnamon

½ tsp salt

½ tsp ground nutmeg

½ tsp ground cloves

¼ tsp ground ginger

1 tsp pumpkin pie spice

4 large eggs

15 oz pumpkin puree

1 c sugar

½ c light brown sugar, packed

1 tsp vanilla extract

c vegetable oil

Brown Sugar Pecan Topping:

¾ c brown sugar

¼ c all-purpose flour

¾ c pecans, chopped

¼ c butter, melted


Preheat your oven to 350°F. Lightly grease two loaf pans measuring 8×4 inches.

In a mixing bowl whisk together 2 cups of flour, 1 ¼ teaspoons of baking powder, ½ teaspoon of baking soda, 1 ½ teaspoons of cinnamon, ½ teaspoon of salt, ½ teaspoon of nutmeg, ½ teaspoon of cloves ¼ teaspoon of ginger and a teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice.

In another bowl beat four eggs. Then add in the pumpkin puree (15 oz), granulated sugar (1 cup), packed sugar (½ cup), vanilla extract (1 teaspoon) and vegetable oil (⅔ cup). Mix everything well until thoroughly combined.

Gradually incorporate the dry ingredients into the wet mixture while continuously blending until fully mixed.

Prepare a bowl. Combine brown sugar (¾ cup), flour (¼ cup), chopped pecans (¾ cup) and melted butter (¼ cup).

Pour the batter evenly into your loaf pans. Generously sprinkle the pecan mixture on top.

Bake, in the preheated oven for 50 55 minutes, at a temperature of 350°F or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean without any batter clinging to it.

Allow the loaves to cool before slicing them. Enjoy every bite as you savor the flavors that evoke autumn essence!


To create a gluten-free version of this recipe substitute all-purpose flour with a high-quality gluten-free flour blend specifically formulated for baking. Ensure that other ingredients, like baking powder and pumpkin pie spice, are also certified gluten-free. Indulge in the goodness of Moist Pumpkin Bread with a Brown Sugar Pecan Topping completely free, from gluten!

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 55 minutes