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Vegan Pumpkin Bread

You must make this delicious vegan pumpkin bread at least once every fall! Perfectly spice, soft, easy to make and allergy friendly! 
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword dairy free bread, dairy free breakfast, dairy free recipes, vegan bread, vegan breakfast, vegan recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Resting Time 15 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 10 slices
Calories 204kcal
Author LarishaBernard


Optional Streusel Topping

Optional Glaze on Top


  • Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. 
  • Grease bread pan with coconut oil (or another flavorless oil)
  • In a large bowl, add pumpkin, brown sugar, melted coconut oil, unsweetened applesauce, and vanilla. Stir together with a silicone spatula. 
  • Sift in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, allspice, nutmeg, and salt. 
  • Stir again just until combined. 
  • Gently fold in walnut pieces or chocolate chips if adding. 
  • Pour into greased bread pan and tap the bottom of the pan to ensure it’s evenly leveled. 
  • If making streusel topping, combine all the dry ingredients into a bowl. Then pour in melted vegan butter. Combine and fluff until a wet sand like texture. Evenly spread over bread.
  • Place in oven for 35-45 minutes.  When done, a toothpick inserted when come out clean. 
    *The top of the bread should be a deep brown color. If after 45 minutes, your bread needs more time, cover the top with foil and continue cooking in 5 minute intervals until the toothpick comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and let cool for 15 minutes in pan. Then carefully remove and place on a cooling rack until completely cooled.

Optional Glaze

  • Combine powdered sugar and dairy free milk into a bowl. Combine. Add vanilla. Combine. Add 1/2 tsp more milk at a time until desired consistency. Drizzle over top.



*See post for notes about Top 8 Allergy Free variation
**Nutritional facts are just estimates. Please utilize your own brand nutritional values to double check against our estimates. Does not include optional ingredients.


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 74mg | Potassium: 125mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 16IU | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1mg