Bread Machine Pumpkin Bread

Have you tried making pumpkin bread in your bread maker? It’s so simple and this recipe was great for using up our leftover Halloween pumpkins which we pureed at home. We’ve since made it again with pumpkin puree and it tastes just as nice. It really is the season for pumpkin recipes here. So here you go a delicious pumpkin bread recipe to make in your bread machine.

Pumpkin Bread Machine Recipe

Did you even realize that sweet bread like this could be cooked in your bread maker at home? It’s ever so easy and we use the quick (or rapid) setting and set the crust too dark so that it cooks all the way through.

ingredients for pumpkin bread in the pan of the bread maker ready to go on

One of the important things as you make this is to remember that you will need to scrape down the ingredients soon after it starts as, unlike a dough, it won’t continue gathering the dry ingredients whilst kneading.

baked pumpkin bread in the pan of the bread machine

Are you making this for Thanksgiving? Then check out some of our other Thanksgiving Recipes for the Family including easy recipes for that leftover Turkey.

No-Yeast Sweet Pumpkin Bread Ingredients

This is a no-yeast recipe so baking soda is used as the rising agent, this is because I’ve had so much difficulty over the last year finding yeast that I started to experiment with no-yeast bread maker recipes so that I could continue baking without them.

slices of cut pumpkin bread on a plate for lunch with a mini pumpkin table decoration in the background

We’ve used store-bought pumpkin spice mix in the recipe below but have made our own in the past which we have used as well – here’s our favorite pumpkin spice mix recipe.

The ingredients are simple:

  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 15-ounce can pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 ½ cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ teaspoon salt

You’ll need to make sure that you add them in the order listed in the recipe card below UNLESS your instructions for your bread machine says otherwise, as different bread makers have slightly different requirements.

fall loaf cake with hints of pumpkin pie filling on a plate ready for lunch

What to Add to This Pumpkin Bread

If you would like to add some extra’s to the bread here’s some things that I have tried that tasted amazing.

  • Walnut
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Dried Fruit including dates and cranberries
  • Pecans

You could try others but the list above is what I have tried in the last year.

fall table set with pumpkins and a plate with slices of homemade pumpkin bread on

How do you Make Bread Maker Pumpkin Bread

Good question, this is our recipe for this delicious fall sweet loaf that everyone in the family loves. Check below for some other bread machine recipes we have tried as well as more recipes for fall for families.

Yield: 12 servings

Delicious Pumpkin Bread Machine Recipe

slices of homemade pumpkin bread on a plate with the loaf behind and small pumpkins just being seen

A delicious recipe for pumpkin bread that you can make in your home bread machine perfect for fall.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes


  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 15-ounce can pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 ½ cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  1. Add the ingredients to the pan of the bread machine in the order listed above. Unless your bread machine instruction say otherwise.
  2. Set the bread machine to the quick setting with dark crust.
  3. Use a spatula to scrape the sides of the pan a few minutes after the machine starts mixing.
  4. Close the lid and allow the bread machine to finish the cooking cycle.
  5. When the pan is safe to touch, remove it from the bread machine and allow the bread to cool for 10 to 15
    minutes, then remove the bread from the pan and transfer it to a cooling rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 395Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 47mgSodium: 195mgCarbohydrates: 63gFiber: 2gSugar: 33gProtein: 6g

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More Fall Recipes to Try

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