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Easy Pumpkin Bread with Streusel Topping

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 10 people
Author Coco and Ash

Ingredients

For the Pumpkin Bread

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar (light or dark is fine)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 3/4 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 and 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

For the Streusel Topping

  • 2 tablespoons cold butter (cut into small pieces)
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup quick cook oats

Instructions

To make the pumpkin bread:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a loaf pan. (I use a 9x5).
  • In a large bowl, beat together the eggs, both sugars, vanilla, pumpkin, and oil. 
  • In the same bowl, sprinkle in the flour, pumpkin spice, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Mix together with a spatula or hand mixer just until combined. 
  • Add the batter to the greased loaf pan.  (If you are not making the streusel topping, you can skip to the baking step now.)

To make the Streusel Topping:

  • Add all of the ingredients to a medium size bowl and use either a fork, or a pastry cutter, and cut the butter into the mixture until it resembles pea-sized crumbs. Sprinkle over the pumpkin batter. 
  • Bake at 350 for about 1 hour and 15 minutes. To check if the bread is done, insert a toothpick or cake-tester in to the center and it should come out clean. 

Notes

After baking, let the cake cool for 30 minutes. Then run a knife around the inside edges of the pan before flipping onto a wire rack or plate to finish cooling. Once it's cool enough to handle, you can slice it and serve!