Easy Pumpkin Bread

A recipe that calls for only two ingredients is always a winner in my book. On top of that, this bread is extremely moist, perfectly pumpkinny and it’s so dang delicious that you’ll likely eat the whole loaf in one day!
1 Can of Pure Pumpkin + 1 Box Duncan Hines Spice Cake Mix = Easiest Pumpkin Bread EVER

Easy 2 Ingredient Pumpkin Bread


1 Can Pure Pumpkin

1 Box Duncan Hines Spice Cake Mix 


Combine cake mix with pumpkin in a large bowl. Mix thoroughly {batter will be VERY thick}. Pour into baking pan sprayed with nonstick spray. Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 40 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean. Refer to cake-mix box for pan size and approximate bake time. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve warm with {or without} butter.

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  1. Lindsay Colvin
    October 14, 2013 / 4:42 pm

    Trying this stat! Looks delicious!

  2. Bekah Foley
    October 14, 2013 / 4:58 pm

    This looks amazing! And how simple! I might actually be able to make it without screwing it up *bookmarking immediately*

  3. Ashley Barnhill
    October 14, 2013 / 5:10 pm

    I make muffins using these ingredients. SO good!!

  4. Nicole-Lynn
    October 14, 2013 / 5:29 pm

    Yummy! Making this recipe this week, thanks sweet friend!

  5. Bri Buzali
    October 14, 2013 / 5:30 pm

    I have to say I'm a little skeptical, but it looks delicious! Can't wait to try!

  6. Maran (HeyHawleywood)
    October 14, 2013 / 5:44 pm

    i just did that with Trader Joe's pumpkin bread mix. So yummy!!!

  7. April of A. Liz Adventures
    October 14, 2013 / 5:51 pm

    Ahhhhh YES I will be making this shortly! Thanks sweets!

  8. Beth
    October 14, 2013 / 6:20 pm

    I plan on making this every day for the rest of the season.

  9. Jamie ♥
    October 14, 2013 / 6:28 pm

    Looks like I know what I will be doing with my evening! A quick trip to the store is in order and then I will be making this!Jamie @ The Growing Up Diaries

  10. melissa
    October 14, 2013 / 6:31 pm

    My mom picked up the ingredients for this and left them at my house so I made muffins this weekend. I thought they were a little gummy but Blaire is gobbling them up! I'll call it a win! 🙂

  11. Mary Leigh
    October 14, 2013 / 6:56 pm

    This looks totally easy and delicious and exactly what I'll be taking home for Thanksgiving. :)Thanks for sharing!

  12. Sarah
    October 14, 2013 / 7:42 pm

    oh yum. 2 ingredients? right up my ally!

  13. Arielle
    October 14, 2013 / 8:13 pm

    yum, I'm gonna make this tonight!

  14. Pamela
    October 14, 2013 / 8:23 pm

    YUM! Def going to have to try this 🙂

  15. Brianne Bracco
    October 14, 2013 / 8:28 pm

    Sooo easy! And looks incredible! Pinning to make this! Thanks 🙂

  16. akdipper
    October 14, 2013 / 8:47 pm

    My mom made this every fall growing up– we always make muffins and add in walnuts and chocolate chips! Perfect on the go snack!

  17. Ashley
    October 14, 2013 / 8:47 pm

    I've made this & IT IS delicious. Not to mention easy!!

  18. Slice of Life
    October 14, 2013 / 8:50 pm

    So easy! This would be great as little mini muffins too!

  19. Life with Elizabeth
    October 14, 2013 / 8:51 pm

    I volunteered to bring pumpkin bread for Bosses' Day on Wednesday and I am now thinking I'm going to scrap my usual somewhat labor-intensive recipe and give this one a try. What a great idea!!

  20. Ashley @ Places To Go, Things To Buy
    October 14, 2013 / 9:31 pm

    Yummmmm I'm making this for sure!!

  21. Katie
    October 14, 2013 / 9:45 pm

    I can't wait to try this! It looks amazing!

  22. Alyssa at Southern Abundance
    October 14, 2013 / 9:57 pm

    Can you say yummy??? Thank you so much for sharing! I'm adding this to my must bake fall list right now 🙂

  23. Taylor Jeavons
    October 14, 2013 / 10:40 pm

    This seems easy enough! definitely baking this week :)XOXO

  24. Cherish
    October 14, 2013 / 11:29 pm

    Bookmarking this and making it the second I have access to a kitchen! Yum!

  25. Cori @ Everyday Enchanted
    October 15, 2013 / 2:42 am

    I made this the other day. It is soooo good!

  26. Elisabeth
    October 15, 2013 / 11:47 am

    That pumpkin bread looks so delicious! And easy enough even I might be able to make it 🙂

  27. Amanda
    October 15, 2013 / 5:59 pm

    You can also use that recipe but add chocolate chips and make pumpkin cookies!

  28. Catherine Lacey Dodd
    October 15, 2013 / 7:09 pm

    Your bread looks gorgeous! Nicely captured. I then went on to look at the ingredients of the cake mix but was dismayed to see it's full of chemicals and Yellow 5 Lake. That's a shame.

  29. Jaclyn @ Haute Granola
    October 16, 2013 / 4:36 pm

    I will be making this ASAP! Thanks for sharing!

  30. Jillian Manesh
    October 18, 2013 / 12:16 pm

    mmm i love pumpkin anything! i'll have to try this recipe soon. xo jillian – cornflake dreams

  31. Sara
    October 21, 2013 / 6:06 pm

    Must make this!

  32. Dianne
    November 4, 2013 / 11:45 am

    Made this yesterday and it was delish! My picky 7 year old even ate 3 slices.

  33. SJerZGirl
    December 23, 2013 / 2:31 pm

    This was the absolute best pumpkin bread I ever ate – and the first I ever made! I even added raisins and sprinkled jimmies on top. Fantastic!!!

  34. thewayitusedtobe
    September 6, 2015 / 8:04 pm

    I MAKE THIS ALL THE TIME! My grandma showed me it years ago. I always add 1 egg, 2 tbsp butter, a little sugar, some extra spice, and vanilla (you can never have enough vanilla!) The egg makes it extra fluffy. LOVE IT! <3

  35. sara maschmidt
    October 10, 2015 / 4:35 pm

    Love making this but I always have to bake it longer because it never bakes fully after 40 min for me. Otherwise its Soooo good!

  36. Unknown
    November 15, 2016 / 1:39 am

    I added 2 eggs! Came out great!! Made 4 mini loafs! Preheat oven on 350! Bake for 30 minutes!!

  37. kathryn spadaro
    November 17, 2016 / 2:52 am

    Do you mix the dry cake mix with the pumpkin and bake? Or the prepared cake mix as indicated on the box then add pumpkin?

    • Chris C. Roth
      November 18, 2016 / 4:17 pm

      Just the dry mix and can of pumpkin……weird but it works

  38. Unknown
    November 19, 2016 / 1:16 am

    So it's just the cake mix and add the Pumpkin puree or do you mix the cake mix as shown on the box then add the Pumpkin puree

  39. Unknown
    November 19, 2016 / 1:16 am

    So it's just the cake mix and add the Pumpkin puree or do you mix the cake mix as shown on the box then add the Pumpkin puree

  40. Sylvia
    October 25, 2018 / 4:22 am

    What size of can did you use, the regular or the size can.

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