Moist pumpkin bread with just the right amount of spice just like Starbucks!

Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Bread

The best, copycat Starbucks Pumpkin bread. Our family’s favorite pumpkin bread recipe for fall and winter.


About two years ago I posted my first Starbucks Copycat Recipe which was this Chocolate Cinnamon Bread.  It has now become one of my all-time favorite recipes I have made. That being said, I wanted to replicate another one of Starbucks’ greats, their pumpkin bread.

I typically enjoy anything pumpkin related but I do feel as if pumpkin recipes are often over or under spiced. Of course, Starbucks has mastered their craft and their recipe has the perfect amount of pumpkin and perfect amount of spice.

Moist pumpkin bread with just the right amount of spice just like Starbucks'!If you are wanting to impress your uppity, daily, Starbucks-going friends, just make this and bring it to them (free of charge) and they will love you. This bread is made with surprisingly simple ingredients with surpringly few steps. Hope you try this out and enjoy it as much as we have enjoyed our Starbucks’ copycat recipes!


Yield: 8Author: Keaton Epps

Starbucks Copycat Pumpkin Bread

prep time: 20 minscook time: 60 minstotal time: 80 mins



  • 1 1/2 cup AP flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree 
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup chopped pumpkin seeds



  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF 
  2. In mixing bowl combine flour, baking soda and powder, spices, and salt
  3. In stand mixer add sugars, vanilla, and eggs and beat for no more than a minute on medium speed 
  4. Add pumpkin and oil to stand mixer and mix on medium speed until well combined
  5. Add bowl of dry ingredients slowly to stand mixer bowl while mixing until well combined
  6. Pour batter into greased bread pan, top with chopped pumpkin seed, and bake in oven for 1 hour or until toothpick comes out clean
  7. Let rest and cool, then serve and enjoy!
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Ashton and Keaton began blogging together in 2016 as a passion project. Both siblings are lovers of food, family gatherings, and entrepreneurial pursuits, which made starting a food blog together a no-brainer. Mia married into the family in 2019 and joined Keat’s Eats shortly afterwards, bringing her INCREDIBLE Italian Macarons with her.