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Pumpkin Bread Maine-Style

Pumpkin Bread Maine-Style

This is a great old Maine recipe, Pumpkin Bread Maine-Style is moist and spicy (cinnamon, cloves, ginger & nutmeg). The bread actually tastes even better the day after it is baked.


1 15-ounce can pumpkin puree
1 cup vegetable oil
2/3 cup water
3 cups white sugar
3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1-1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour three 7x3 inch loaf pans.

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.

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

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes three 7 x 3-inch loaves.

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