• Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cooking Time: 60 mins
  • Serves: 8

Best Pumpkin Loaf

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 Ingredients List

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter, optional


Grease a loaf pan and set aside.
In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and nutmeg. Stir until well-dispersed.

In a large bowl, combine brown sugar and shortening. Using a hand mixer, cream together until smooth and fluffy.

Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Add pumpkin and milk to egg mixture. Stir until combined.

Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture and stir until just smooth.

Pour into prepared loaf pan and bake in a 350 F oven for about 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

Remove from oven and brush top with butter, if desired. Allow to slightly cool and remove from pan. Slice into serving pieces.

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