• Makes 2
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 13 Ingredients


A sweet pumpkin loaf

Ingredients (makes 2 loaves)

  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups cooked mashed pumpkin
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 3 1/3 cups plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 2/3 cup coarsly chopped walnuts or almonds
  • 2/3 cup raisins


  1. Heat oven to 165 degrees fan forced. Grease two loaf pans.
  2. In large bowl, cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Stir in eggs, pumpkin and water. Blend in flour, soda, salt, baking powder, cinnamon and cloves. Stir in nuts and raisins.
  3. Pour into pans. Bake about 45 minutes or until skewer inserted in center comes out clean.


You can also add a few chocolate chips to the mix.

  • Love your recipe,it will be lovely served warm!


  • Pumpkin loaf looks perfect for morning and afternoon tea time.

    • Pumpkin is a hero ingredient for sure in so many recipes.


  • This loaf looks really tasty. I can’t wait to try it!


  • I have made a pumpkin loaf in the past. It never worked out.
    I steamed the pumpkin and mashed. Then baked the cake.. The next day it tasted foul like it was off. Any suggestions why? Thanks,


  • and thanks for posting this recipe


  • what a great recipe. this would be so yum


  • now this looks so yummo, great for afternoon tea, or served with lunch, thanks for sharing :)


  • 1to eat and 1to freeze, love these recipes


  • we’re going to have a lot of pumpkins this year so this will be a great way to use some


  • I can just imagine how lovely this would be still warm from the oven with lashings of butter. Try stopping at just one slice!


  • this looks so yummy thanku for sharing


  • Yum pumpkin savoury bread :)


  • My mum used to make me a pumpkin loaf back in the day and I loved it!


  • All 3 of my children would like this (I hope!) We will try it this weekend for school lunches next week thanks.


  • looks great have to try it sometime


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