The BEST Pumpkin Bread

This moist and tender pumpkin spice bread is filled with rich pumpkin flavor, plenty of warming spices and topped with buttery pecan streusel!

Make streusel topping: Combine sugars, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, nutmeg, flour, and pecans in a small bowl.

Step 1

Add melted unsalted butter to the bowl.

Step 2

Toss mixture together with a fork until completely incorporated and streusel is crumbly. Chill topping in the freezer until needed.

Step 3

Make pumpkin bread: Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices in a large bowl.

Step 4

Combine pure pumpkin, sugar, milk, eggs, coconut oil, and vanilla in a medium bowl.

Step 5

Add pumpkin mixture to flour mixture and fold with a spatula.

Step 6

Don’t overmix – the finished batter is textured and visibly lumpy.

Step 7

Assemble pumpkin bread: Spoon half of the batter into a parchment-lined loaf pan.

Step 8

Top with 3 tablespoons of the chilled pecan streusel.

Step 9

Top the streusel layer with remaining batter. Smooth the top and tap pan sharply.

Step 10

Add remaining chilled streusel. Bake pumpkin bread for 60 minutes.

Step 11

Let pumpkin bread cool for 15 minutes in pan on a wire rack, then remove from pan to cool completely.

Step 12

The perfect pumpkin bread recipe for fall!