Wholesome Pumpkin Loaf with Aromatic Streusel and Maple Drizzle

Wrap yourself in the warmth of fall with this rustic pumpkin bread. A tender, moist loaf is infused with rich pumpkin and spices, then crowned with a golden brown butter streusel. Finished with a drizzle of pure maple glaze, it’s a slice of autumnal bliss perfect for any time of day.

Pumpkin Bread Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup olive oil for a healthy, moist crumb
  • 1 cup brown sugar, adding a molasses depth
  • 2 eggs, for binding and richness
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree, the star of the show
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt for creamy tanginess
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract for a sweet aroma
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour (230 grams) for structure
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice for that signature fall flavor
  • 1 tsp baking soda for rise
  • 1 tsp baking powder for lightness
  • 1/2 tsp salt to enhance taste

Brown Butter Streusel Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup butter for a nutty crunch
  • 1/2 cup flour for the streusel’s body
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar for sweetness
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice for spice notes

Maple Glaze Ingredients:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar for sweetness
  • 2-3 tbsp maple syrup for rich flavor


  1. Start by browning the butter for the streusel, then let it cool.
  2. Mix olive oil, brown sugar, eggs, pumpkin puree, Greek yogurt, and vanilla in a large bowl.
  3. Combine the dry bread ingredients and add to the wet mix.
  4. Prepare the loaf pan and pour in the batter.
  5. Make the streusel with the cooled butter, then sprinkle over the batter.
  6. Bake at 350°F for 45-50 minutes.
  7. Cool the loaf and whisk together the glaze ingredients, then drizzle over the bread.

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