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There’s something so special about the fall season, isn’t there? When the temperatures start to really change, so does my recipe arsenal. I love to cook, bake and create a warm, welcoming home for our very busy family. We’re always on the go and with everyone in and out all the time, with so much going on, I love to make sure everyone feels a sense of comfort and calm in our home and kitchen. Today I’m sharing a family favorite recipe from my Aunt Jo, that I modified slightly – the best glazed pumpkin bread you’ll ever try! It definitely evokes all those warm, fuzzy feelings you get when it starts to get cold out. The kind of recipe that feeds your soul (and belly!). You’ll love this pumpkin bread as much as we do, I promise!

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Kitchen island styled for fall with beautiful blue dishes, platter and towel set.

Delicious recipes call for beautiful dishes to be served on. I’m such a sucker for pretty dishes and kitchen essentials, I can never have enough!

I found all of these new, fabulous kitchen items from Walmart Home – I especially love my gorgeous Pioneer Woman platter and beautiful light blue dish set. They’re all so pretty together.

Walmart has a truly fabulous assortment of kitchen and home items and if you’re like me, you love to also make sure you’re buying quality pieces that are a great value as well.Pioneer Woman Classic Charm platter with pumpkin loaf.I love to serve my baked goods and meals on beautiful dishes for my family. No matter the day or occasion!

Food is what brings people together, and it is so important to me to have beautiful pieces in our kitchen that help me create that warm feeling in our home that we all love so much.

This pumpkin bread recipe is a family favorite and a fall staple in our home – it gets eaten up fast. It’s so delicious and moist, trust me, it won’t last long in your home either! Blue dishes and platter with delicious pumpkin loaf.I also stocked up with this kitchen set of beautifully coordinated dish towels, washcloths, flour sacks, oven mitts and pot holders for an absolute steal.

They’re perfect with my dishes and platter too.

Walmart has so many great sets like this one and other kitchen essentials to choose from.Pioneer Woman platter and dishes styled with coordinating dish towels.I love that our kitchen is fully loaded and coordinated for the season, for all of my cooking and baking that’s to come.

Simple and delicious pumpkin loaf with glaze.Let’s talk about this delectable pumpkin bread recipe now…so incredibly simple to make and just the quintessential fall recipe.

I don’t always make the glazed topping for this recipe – and it is just as delish without it, especially slathered with butter, yummmm.

That said, the glaze is a super simple addition that adds another layer of flavor and texture.Delicious pumpkin loaf with glaze styled on a beautiful platter.


Delicious and moist, this pumkin bread recipe is simple to make and so yummy! Glaze is optional, see recipe notes below.

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Pumkin Bread, Pumkin Loaf
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour


  • 1 1/2 Cups Sugar
  • 1 1/4 Cups Flour
  • 1 Tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 Tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • 3/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Pure Pumpkin Puree Make sure it is pumpkin puree, not pumpkin pie filling!
  • 1/2 Cup Oil I like to use avocado oil, but you can use any vegetable oil
  • 1/3 Cup Water
  • 2 Eggs


  1. Preheat oven to 350F degress

  2. Combine dry ingredients and mix well

  3. Add wet ingredients

  4. Mix everything together in a stand mixer or hand mixer

  5. Pour into greased loaf pan

  6. Bake for 1 hour, or until toothpick inserted in the center comes our almost clean

  7. Cool to room temperature

  8. Carefully remove from pan and place on platter

  9. If using the glaze (see notes below) pour over loaf and let set until it is hard to the touch

  10. Cut into slices and serve

Recipe Notes


Simply mix some confectioner's sugar in a bowl with a little bit of milk at a time until you get your desired consistency. You want it be able to pour it on top of your loaf, not have to spread it. It should not be too runny or too thick.

Pumpkin loaf recipe with glaze, styled on beautiful blue dishes.This is a very moist loaf recipe, which is why it’s so good! You really want to ensure that it’s baked enough, but is still moist.

All ovens vary, but in our gas oven, the one hour timeframe is just right. 

I always like the toothpick to come out clean, with the tiniest bit of the loaf stuck to it. If it is completely clean, that’s ok too, although it may be slightly dryer.Pumpkin loaf styled on a beautiful platter.


  • Scoop desired amount of confectioner’s sugar into a bowl.
  • Slowly add a tiny bit of milk at a time and stir.
  • Glaze should be loose enough to pour over, but not runny.
  • If it’s too thick, it will be more like frosting…you don’t want that here.

Pioneer Woman dishes and platter featuring a yummy pumpkin loaf with glaze.I love how beautiful the rich color of my pumpkin bread looks served on my platter and blue dishes. Presentation is just as important as taste!

The beaded edge detail and pretty vintage motifs are so gorgeous on these pieces.Pioneer Woman Classic Charm floral platter.Pioneer Woman light blue dish set.They have a vintage charm that helps to bring that cozy, warm vibe to our kitchen that I love so much.Slices of pumpkin loaf with glaze served on a pretty platter.They’re all so beautiful up close and they go perfectly with our kitchen too.

I’m excited to use my new pieces for all of my cooking and baking throughout the fall season! Kitchen island styled for fall with light blue dishes and kitchen towel set.Delicious and moist pumpkin bread with glazed toppingI know you’ll love this pumpkin bread recipe so much and it will quickly become part of your fall recipe lineup, I guarantee it! I’d love to hear if you do try it and also what you think! Thanks as always for reading with me today! Scroll down further to shop more of my favorite kitchen essential picks from Walmart Home. Enjoy your fall baking! xo


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