An easy to make, healthier version of your favorite fall snack. It is perfectly moist, feels like autumn, and goes great with a pumpkin spice latte.
Pumpkin bread is something I always look forward to as the seasons change. I love the Starbucks version – it gives me that nostalgia of cool, crisp air and golden fall sunshine as I walk down the street, snacking on my bread and drinking a hot cup of coffee. When I think of pumpkin bread I think about walking through the University of Delaware Campus as the leaves changed and the air cooled. Such great memories.
I also love to make pumpkin bread, muffins, and cookies at home, which is what inspired me to create this recipe. Personally, I love the flavor of plain pumpkin – it has a unique flavor similar to butternut or spaghetti squash – slightly sweet, creamy and very refreshing. Because I like the flavor so much, I knew that I didn’t want to sweeten this pumpkin bread too much, but just enough to really bring out that pumpkin flavor. This recipe is naturally sweetened with pure maple syrup, and perfectly spiced with notes of cinnamon and nutmeg. I added greek yogurt to the mix in addition to the pumpkin for extra moisture, and I was really happy with the results. As usual, I will keep the intro short and sweet so we can get to the recipe! Enjoy and please leave a review below with any questions or comments.