Cinnamon Swirled Maple Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin bread baked with swirls of cinnamon sugar and notes of maple. This simple to make cinnamon swirled maple pumpkin bread tastes has notes of fall in every bite.

Cinnamon Swirled Maple Pumpkin Bread | Cooking with a Wallflower

Happy Sunday!

I hope you’re having a great weekend. This is one of the few weekends where I don’t have much planned. It’s so nice to finally have a little time to sit around, catch up on some of my favorite shows, and do absolutely nothing.

Cinnamon Swirled Maple Pumpkin Bread | Cooking with a Wallflower

It’s also the last weekend of October. Isn’t it so hard to believe?

And all of a sudden I’m realizing how little time I have until Thanksgiving. lol. Of course I know Thanksgiving is still weeks away, but when you have all these ideas that you want to share for Thanksgiving, and you realize that you might not have a lot of time left to make it happen, it’s a little stressful. But life has been a little hectic lately, and it’s hard to keep everything together.

Cinnamon Swirled Maple Pumpkin Bread | Cooking with a Wallflower

In the meantime, we’re quickly approaching year 5. How did time pass by so fast? And this cinnamon swirled maple pumpkin bread is actually adapted from one of my first recipes, pumpkin cinnamon swirled bread with walnuts. How my photography and style have changed over the years. Lol.

Stay tuned in the next week or so. We have to celebrate. <3

In the mean time, let’s talk about this cinnamon swirled maple pumpkin bread. This bread has all my favorite fall flavors. Warm notes of cinnamon sugar, hints of maple, and fall favorite pumpkin and pumpkin spice in every bite. Tell me this doesn’t sound like an amazing way to start your fall mornings. Serve a warm slice with coffee, tea, or hot chocolate and you’re set to start your day.

Cinnamon Swirled Maple Pumpkin Bread | Cooking with a Wallflower

Preheat the oven to 350F. Line a 9×5 inch loaf pan with parchment paper.

In a large mixing bowl, mix together all purpose flour, ground ginger, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, and ground cloves, and baking soda until combined. Set aside for now.

Cinnamon Swirled Maple Pumpkin Bread | Cooking with a Wallflower

In medium mixing bowl, whisk together vegetable oil, brown sugar, vanilla extract, pumpkin puree, maple syrup, eggs, and buttermilk until combined.

 

Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and mix with either a mixer or whisk until combined.

Cinnamon Swirled Maple Pumpkin Bread | Cooking with a WallflowerIn a small bowl, whisk together ground cinnamon and brown sugar until well combined. Set aside this cinnamon sugar for now.

Pour half the pumpkin batter into the loaf pan. Smooth with a spatula. Now, add half of the cinnamon sugar over the batter. Pour the rest of the batter on top. Use the spatula to spread the batter out evenly. Add the rest of the cinnamon sugar on top. Use a knife to swirl the cinnamon sugar into the batter.

Cinnamon Swirled Maple Pumpkin Bread | Cooking with a Wallflower

Cinnamon Swirled Maple Pumpkin Bread | Cooking with a Wallflower

Cinnamon Swirled Maple Pumpkin Bread | Cooking with a Wallflower

Bake the cinnamon swirled maple pumpkin bread for about 50-60 minutes. Use a toothpick to insert into the bread. If the toothpick comes out clean, the bread is done. If not, bake for a few minutes more.

Allow the bread to cool before cutting into it.

Cinnamon Swirled Maple Pumpkin Bread | Cooking with a Wallflower

Serve the cinnamon swirled maple pumpkin bread warm.

Enjoy!

Cinnamon Swirled Maple Pumpkin Bread | Cooking with a Wallflower

Cinnamon Swirled Maple Pumpkin Bread
 
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Pumpkin bread baked with swirls of cinnamon sugar and notes of maple. This cinnamon swirled maple pumpkin bread tastes like fall.
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Recipe type: Bread
Serves: one loaf
Ingredients
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon cloves
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ⅓ cup vegetable oil
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1½ cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
Cinnamon Sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
Directions:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Line a 9x5 inch loaf pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix together all purpose flour, ground ginger, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, and ground cloves, and baking soda until combined. Set aside for now.
  3. In medium mixing bowl, whisk together vegetable oil, brown sugar, vanilla extract, pumpkin puree, maple syrup, eggs, and buttermilk until combined.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and mix with either a mixer or whisk until combined.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together ground cinnamon and brown sugar until well combined. Set aside this cinnamon sugar for now.
  6. Pour half the pumpkin batter into the loaf pan. Smooth with a spatula. Now, add half of the cinnamon sugar over the batter. Pour the rest of the batter on top. Use the spatula to spread the batter out evenly. Add the rest of the cinnamon sugar on top. Use a knife to swirl the cinnamon sugar into the batter.
  7. Bake the cinnamon swirled maple pumpkin bread for about 50-60 minutes. Use a toothpick to insert into the bread. If the toothpick comes out clean, the bread is done. If not, bake for a few minutes more.
  8. Allow the bread to cool before cutting into it.
  9. Serve the cinnamon swirled maple pumpkin bread warm.

 

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