Henrietta'€™s Pumpkin Bread
This pumpkin bread recipe, named for the family friend who created it, can be given as a holiday gift, warmed for breakfast or enjoyed for dessert.
  • Makes: 3 small loaves or 1 large round loaf
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 60 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Easy

  • Nutrition Highlights: One cup of cooked pumpkin has 83 calories, 3 grams of protein, 7 grams of fiber and a whopping 2,650 IU of vitamin A – more than a cup of cooked carrots.

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  • Recipe From: Illinois Partners


  1. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  2. Mix together oil, sugar, eggs and pumpkin.
  3. Combine all dry ingredients in a separate bowl, and add to pumpkin mixture.
  4. Add chopped nuts.
  5. Prepare three small loaf pans or one large Bundt pan with cooking spray. Pour in batter.
  6. Bake for about an hour or until toothpick comes out clean.

Tips & Notes

If using homemade pumpkin puree, the recipe calls for 15 ounces. This translates to 1 ounce less than 2 cups – there are 8 ounces in a cup.


  1. Hi Jackie,

    You use 15 ounces of pumpkin puree, which is 1 ounce less than 2 cups (there are 8 ounces in a cup). We’ve updated the recipe to reflect this specification – thanks for pointing it out!

    Jessy Yancey
    editor, Farm Flavor


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