Pumpkin Spice Bread With A Sugar Crumb Topping

Pumpkin Spice Bread With Brown Sugar Crumb Topping - The best pumpkin bread I've ever had! - KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com

I love fall, oh how I love fall! I especially love the food that comes with the season. Pumpkin and squash everything! I especially love this pumpkin spice bread recipe. It’s my F-A-V-O-R-I-T-E! Just when I thought it couldn’t get any yummier, I ran out of oil and substituted coconut oil.  Holy coconut oil! It’s even yummier!

Pumpkin Spice Bread With Brown Sugar Crumb Topping - The best pumpkin bread I've ever had! - KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com

This really is the best pumpkin bread ever. It’s so thick and moist. Just delicious!

Pumpkin Spice Bread With Brown Sugar Crumb Topping - The best pumpkin bread I've ever had! - KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com

The kids agree, too! This is one way to get some extra pumpkin packed nutrients into their diet. Whatever works, right?

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Here’s an updated picture from a loaf of bread that I made last week (September 2016). My latest addiction is this bread with a slathering of butter and cream cheese! Oh my goodness! 

Here’s your handy dandy printable:

Pumpkin Spice Bread
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Ingredients
  1. 1 & 1/2 cups of sugar
  2. 1/2 cup of oil - coconut oil preferred, but you can use any cooking oil
  3. 2 eggs
  4. 1 can - 15 oz. pumpkin puree
  5. 1 & 3/4 cup of all-purpose flour
  6. 1/4 tsp baking powder
  7. 1 tsp. baking soda
  8. 1 tsp of salt
  9. 1 tsp of cloves
  10. 1/2 tsp of allspice
  11. 1/2 tsp of cinnamon
  12. 1/2 tsp of nutmeg
Crumb Topping
  1. 2 Tbsp. of melted unsalted butter
  2. 1/2 cup of packed brown sugar
  3. 1 tsp. cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. Cream the sugar, oil and eggs add the pumpkin puree and stir together
  3. In separate bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices
  4. Add the dry ingredients into pumpkin mixture, and mix them together
  5. Pour into an ungreased loaf pan
  6. Mix all of the crumb topping ingredients together
  7. Sprinkle on top of the pumpkin bread
  8. Bake for one hour or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out dry
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~Melissa – KidFriendlyThingsToDo.Com

this recipe is adapted from a wonderful cookbook called Calvin Christian School Cookbook

 

 

 


5 Comments

  1. I monitored the oven well and it was for sure 350 but the crumb ended up very blackened and the inside was not that moist, but crumbly and dry. Any suggestions on how I could fix that? Thanks!

    • Ugh! That is awful. I’m so sorry to hear that. I have been making pumpkin bread with this recipe for years and haven’t had a problem, but I’m going to make it again this weekend to make sure everything is on the up and up. Just taking a stab at the problem, it sounds like your dough was not moist enough. I’ll get back to you ASAP. 🙂

    • Hi again, Annie! As promised, just to be certain the recipe wasn’t the culprit, I whipped up some Pumpkin Bread using this recipe. I followed the recipe exactly, and it came out beautifully. Everyone is really enjoying the finished product. I’ll post some updated pictures ASAP. As far as your Pumpkin Bread experience goes…Ovens vary so much in temperament. Each one that I’ve owned has been a learning experience. I know that if I bake something close to the bottom of my oven, the recipe is sure to burn. I always have to move the racks around, trying to get everything as close to the middle and top as possible. The crumbling bread could have come from dry dough. Try adding a Tbsp of water or two to the batter. The batter should be the consistency of a cake batter. I hope this helps, Annie. If you ever try making it again, and have success, give me another shout. I’d love to hear all about your triumph! Have a great day! ~Melissa

  2. I found the 1 and 1/2 cups of sugar a bit much and it made it to sweet, I used 1 cup in my second batch and it was PERFECT!! I also used pumpkin pie spice in place of the individual spices (because I had it on hand), started with 1 1/2 tbs and added more to taste. This bread was a big hit!

    • I love how you adapted the recipe to your taste. I’m so glad it was a big hit. Thanks for coming back to comment. 🙂 Happy Fall!

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