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Soft, moist, flavorful and full of spice. See how easy it is to make this delicious homemade pumpkin bread. (video recipe)

Healthier Pumpkin Bread (video)

  • Author: Lily Ernst
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 60 min
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 - 9x5" loaf


This incredibly moist pumpkin bread is made without any butter or oil. It is soft, not too sweet, and packed with pumpkin flavor and spice.


  • 1&1/2 cups (190g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp (5g) baking soda
  • 2 tsp (4g) pumpkin spice (or 1tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp nutmeg & 1/2 tsp cloves)
  • pinch of salt
  • 1&1/2 cups (300g) sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup (123g) Greek yogurt (plain or vanilla)
  • 1 cup (243g) canned pure pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup (50g) chopped walnuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and spray a 9×5″ loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together the flour, baking soda, pumpkin spice and salt.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the sugar, eggs, yogurt and pumpkin.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir until just combined.
  5. Spoon the batter into the prepared loaf pan and sprinkle with chopped walnuts if desired.
  6. Bake for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Category: dessert, breakfast, snack
  • Method: bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: low-fat pumpkin bread recipe, easy pumpkin bread, moist pumpkin bread