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pumpkin pear bread with honey

Pumpkin Pear Bread wtih Honey

Use canned pumpkin or make your own pumpkin puree for this tasty quickbread that will make your kitchen smell like Thanksgiving!
Course Quick Bread
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings 2 loaves


  • 1 cup olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 cup honey
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 cups pumpkin puree or canned pumpkin
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 3/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 cups all purpose flour use regular or gluten free flour (I used Bob's Red Mill 1 to 1 Gluten Free Flour)
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups diced fresh pears or use apples, nuts, raisins, choc chips, etc.


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and spray 2 loaf pans with non-stick cooking spray or olive oil spray.
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer(or large mixing bowl) mix (or whisk) together the oil, honey, eggs, vanilla, and pumpkin puree.
  • Add the flour, salt, and baking soda, mixing (or whisking) to combine.
  • Fold in the diced fresh pears or apples.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pans.
  • Bake until the bread is golden brown and a wooden toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the center of the loaf, about 45-50 minutes.
  • Remove the bread from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool about 10 minutes. Carefully turn the bread out of the pan and allow to fully cool on the wire rack. Serve when completely cool.


Pumpkin Pear Quickbread with Honey