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Pumpkin Bread with Maple Frosting Recipe

This pumpkin bread tastes like autumn and the maple frosting takes it over the top!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Best Pumpkin Dessert, Favorite pumpkin recipe, maple frosting, pumpkin bread
Servings: 8
Calories: 356kcal


  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Maple Frosting:

  • cuos powdered sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons maple syrup (more or less)


  • Set oven to 350F
  • Spray a non-stick standard loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • Whisk the eggs in a large mixing bowl. Whisk in the pumpkin, oil, sugar, ginger, and nutmeg.
  • Stir in the flour, baking soda and salt and mix until combined.
  • Pour the batter into the pan and even out with a spatula.
  • Bake until a toothpick comes out without wet batter clinging to it, about 50 minutes.
  • Let the loaf cool almost to room temperature before glazing.
  • To make the glaze, whisk together the sugar with enough maple syrup to make a thick, spreadable glaze. Spread onto the cooled bread and serve.


Calories: 356kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 303mg | Potassium: 130mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 4834IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2mg