On Making Pumpkin Bread CUTE! (Recipe Included!)

One of my normal activities you can find me immersed in each Fall is making Pumpkin Bread. I love the consistency of the dough, the ease of the preparation, and the way the house smells while it’s baking! Of course, I also love to give it away. And apparently, people enjoy receiving it, because folks started asking me a few weeks back when I was going to make my Pumpkin Bread. 

I decided to make it a bit different this year, in that I wanted it to be…CUTE. I happened to be in Michael’s for another matter entirely, when I came upon these lovelies:


Cute little loaf pans, aren’t they? And you don’t have to CLEAN them! The best, right?! I grabbed some nifty little cardboard tags, twine and those wooden leaf stickers (yes, they’re made of WOOD!) and went to town!

I had never cooked in cardboard before, so I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I think they turned out okay!


I seriously feel like I can smell these through the screen right now!

I took a few minutes to pretty them up, and ta-da!


I think I achieved my goal of CUTE – what do YOU think?

Like I said, I found all the wrapping treasures at Michael’s, and here is my own recipe for Pumpkin Bread!

Pumpkin Bread
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  1. 1 1/2 cups pumpkin
  2. 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  3. 2 cups sugar
  4. 3 eggs
  5. 2 1/3 cups flour
  6. 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  7. 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  8. 3/4 teaspoon salt
  9. 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  10. 3/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  11. 3/4 teaspoon cloves
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour 2 standard loaf pans.
  3. Mix pumpkin, oil, sugar and eggs together.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves together.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes to an hour.
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Easy peasy, right? I hope you give it a try and enjoy one of my Fall staples!


Do YOU have a favorite Fall food that you like to share with friends and family? I wanna know what it is!

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17 thoughts on “On Making Pumpkin Bread CUTE! (Recipe Included!)

  1. HOW have i never come across your blog before!!??
    This looks AMAZING!!! And im not the biggest pumpkin fan!
    And they look so cute – perfect as little gifts!
    Im hooked on your blog already – its lovely! Youve gained a new fan/follower!! 🙂 🙂

  2. I’m one of the few that really don’t like pumpkin, so this time of year I get tired of the recipes pretty quickly. Although I guess bread is tolerable.

  3. Oh my, I certainly can smell them, too! These turned out really cute and what a great gift for those who patiently await. Would you send us one? LOL! But we love pumpkin bread here, too and I have already made a big batch of it earlier this Fall!

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