Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread

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Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread

Prep 15 m

Cook 50 m

Ready In 65 m

24 Servings

263 Calories


"This is a great old Maine recipe, moist and spicy. The bread actually tastes even better the day after it is baked. Great for holiday gift giving!"

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  1. 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree

  2. 4 eggs

  3. 1 cup vegetable oil

  4. 2/3 cup water

  5. 3 cups white sugar

  6. 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

  7. 2 teaspoons baking soda

  8. 1 1/2 teaspoons salt

  9. 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  10. 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  11. 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

  12. 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 7x3 inch loaf pans.

  2. In a large bowl, mix together pumpkin puree, eggs, oil, water and sugar until well blended. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger. Stir the dry ingredients into the pumpkin mixture until just blended. Pour into the prepared pans.

  3. Bake for about 50 minutes in the preheated oven. Loaves are done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

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