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pumpkin bread

Sheri’s Pumpkin Bread

This Pumpkin Bread recipe comes from my mother-in-law Sheri and has been made for generations. Sheri's recipe is a tried and true pumpkin bread that is a fall favorite.

Course Breads
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Yield 3 loaves


  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 (15 oz can) pumpkin puree
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3 1/2 cups flour


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix egg yolks, water, oil, and pumpkin puree.
  3. Add sugar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, and flour and mix well.
  4. Pour into three medium foil loaf pans that have been sprayed with cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-60 minutes. Don't overcook. Top should be brown and not wet. Wrap in saran wrap while warm.

Recipe Notes

Source: My MIL Sheri Denney.