Cooking at Home - Pumpkin Bread

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Published Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Makes: 32 servings

Sweet and spicy, this pumpkin bread makes a wonderful holiday treat. 


  • 1 can pumpkin (15 ounce)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup yogurt, low-fat plain
  • 1 1/2 cups flour (all purpose)
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup raisins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat together pumpkin, sugar, oil, and yogurt.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine the flours, baking powder, soda, cinnamon, and salt; add to pumpkin mixture, stirring until just moistened.
  4. Stir in raisins.
  5. Pour into 2 greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pans and bake for about 1 hour.
  6. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely.


Substituting yogurt for eggs and oil reduces fat and cholesterol.

Source: Food for Fitness and Fun, Iowa State University Extension

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 slice, 1/32 of recipe (46g)



Total Calories


Total Fat

2 g

Saturated Fat

0 g


0 mg


172 mg


20 g

Dietary Fiber

1 g

Total Sugars

10 g

Added Sugars included

6 g


2 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg


41 mg


1 mg


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