Cozy Cinnamon Pumpkin Bread: A Warm Embrace of Fall Flavors

Immerse yourself in the essence of autumn with our Cozy Cinnamon Pumpkin Bread, a moist and tender loaf that marries the classic flavors of pumpkin and cinnamon in every slice. This delightful bread features a rich pumpkin base swirled with a sweet cinnamon mixture, creating a beautiful pattern and an irresistible taste. Finished with a simple yet elegant glaze, it’s a perfect treat to enjoy with a cup of coffee or tea on a crisp fall day.

Why You’ll Love This: This bread is a harmonious blend of comfort and indulgence, offering the warmth of pumpkin spice with the sweet spice of cinnamon. The sour cream and pumpkin purée ensure the loaf stays exceptionally moist, while the cinnamon swirl adds a delightful texture contrast and flavor burst. Easy to prepare and even easier to love, this pumpkin bread is sure to become a cherished recipe during the pumpkin season and beyond.

Perfect Occasion: Ideal for a cozy breakfast, a mid-afternoon snack, or a dessert after a family dinner, this Cinnamon Pumpkin Bread fits beautifully into any autumnal setting. It’s also a fantastic option for holiday gatherings, potlucks, or as a thoughtful homemade gift for friends and neighbors, offering a taste of the season in every bite.

Decoration Tips: For an extra touch of finesse, sprinkle a little cinnamon or pumpkin spice on top of the glaze before it sets. You could also top it with a few pecans or walnuts for added texture and a nod to fall’s bounty. The goal is to enhance the loaf’s visual appeal while complementing its rich flavors.


  • Loaf:
    • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
    • 1 tbsp Baking Powder
    • 1/2 tsp Salt
    • 3 tsps Pumpkin Spice
    • 3/4 cup Sugar
    • 1 Egg
    • 1 cup Milk
    • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
    • 1/3 cup Sour Cream
    • 3/4 cup Pumpkin Purée
  • Swirl:
    • 1/2 cup Sugar
    • 3 tsp Cinnamon
    • 2 tbsp Butter (melted)
  • Glaze:
    • 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar
    • 2 – 3 tsp Milk


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and line a loaf pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, salt, pumpkin spice, and sugar. Set aside.
  3. In a larger bowl, whisk together the egg, milk, vanilla, sour cream, and pumpkin purée. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet, stirring just until combined.
  4. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  5. For the swirl, combine sugar, cinnamon, and melted butter. Drizzle over the batter, using a knife to swirl it through.
  6. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  7. Mix the powdered sugar and milk to create the glaze. Drizzle over the mostly cooled bread.

Savor the delightful combination of flavors in this Cozy Cinnamon Pumpkin Bread, a perfect representation of autumn’s comfort and warmth. Enjoy!

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