Spiced Pumpkin Raisin Bread

By Rosemary Mark
Flavors of cinnamon, clove and pumpkin make this classic sweet bread a quintessential fall treat.
  • Yield: 1 9x5-inch loaf


  • All Purpose Flour
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Chopped walnuts
  • Cinnamon
  • Cloves
  • Crystallized ginger
  • eggs
  • nutmeg
  • Packed brown sugar
  • Pumpkin
  • Raisins
  • sugar
  • Vegetable Oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan with butter or oil.
  2. Stir together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, cloves and nutmeg in a bowl.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk pumpkin, sugars, oil and eggs. Stir in flour mixture just until combined. Add walnuts, raisins and ginger.
  4. Bake 60-70 minutes until a pick inserted in center comes out clean. (Cover lightly with foil during last 10-15 minutes if bread is very brown.) Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely before slicing.