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Pumpkin Pecan Bread
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Healthy Pumpkin Pecan Bread

A healthy pumpkin pecan bread that's perfect for fall -- chock full of everything from pumpkin and pecans, best served as an addition to your Thanksgiving meal!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword autumn bread, pecan bread, pumpkin bread, pumpkin pecan, Thanksgiving bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Author Sheryl


  • 1.25 C whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 1 C pumpkin fresh or canned
  • 1 egg
  • 3 Tbsp molasses
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/3 C pecan pieces


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and spray 8” x 4” non-stick loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, pumpkin spice, and salt.
  • In a separate bowl blend the pumpkin, egg, molasses, brown sugar, and vanilla, until the consistency is smooth.
  • Pour pumpkin mixture over flour mixture and stir together. Fold in the pecan pieces.
  • Pour in the pan and sprinkle with additional pecan and brown sugar if desired and bake for about 35 minutes.
  • Cool completely on a rack before slicing.