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banana pumpkin bread

Pumpkin Spice Banana Bread

Pumpkin bread meets banana bread in this perfectly moist and flavorful mash-up.
Course Breakfast, Snack
Keyword banana bread, pumpkin banana, pumpkin bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 1 loaf


  • 1 standard size loaf pan


  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour or more precisely, 180 grams
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg ground is fine but freshly shaved is divine
  • 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon ginger depending on how strong you like it, optional
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • cup or 60g canola oil
  • cup or 100g pumpkin puree
  • 2 large bananas mashed with a fork


  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Butter and flour a standard size, 9×4, loaf pan.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, spices, baking soda, and salt.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the sugar and oil, pumpkin and banana. Add the egg and whisk well.
  • Whisk in the dry ingredients until you have a smooth batter. There will be lumps of banana, this is fine.
  • If you like, you can add a thin, long slice of banana to the top.
  • Bake for about 50 minutes.
  • Cool for 5-10 minutes in the pan and then remove and set on a cooling rack. The bread is best the next day.