Fall Fashion: Pumpkin Bread for the Soul

I whipped up a delectable pumpkin bread with only 2 simple ingredients, and it almost exceeded all expectations!

2-ingredient pumpkin bread almost lives up to the hype

Spice cake mix and pumpkin purée; pumpkin bread Photo by: Melissa Wells/Insider

Hey there, fashion fanatics! As the fall season rolls in with its cozy flannels and enchanting changing leaves, it’s time to unleash your inner baker and create something that’s as delightful as a brand new pair of shoes. And what could be more quintessentially autumn than a mouthwatering slice of pumpkin bread?

Now, I’ve always had a soft spot for pumpkin bread, especially during this time of year when the air is filled with the sweet aroma of pumpkin and nutmeg. So, you can imagine my excitement when I stumbled upon a recipe that promised all the deliciousness with just two simple ingredients.

The recipe, which I first spotted on the fabulous @brunchwithbabs’ TikTok and later confirmed on The Slow Roasted Italian (because we fashionistas love to double-check our sources), calls for only a box of spice cake mix and a can of heavenly 100% pumpkin purée. “This is the pumpkin bread you make when you have no time but have a taste for pumpkin,” raves the charming TikToker Babs in her video. “It’s simple, it’s vegan, and it’s delicious.”

Naturally, I was intrigued. So I decided to embark on this baking adventure, armed with my spice cake mix and pumpkin purée, which, by the way, only set me back $6.79. A small investment for a potential slice of pumpkin paradise, wouldn’t you agree?

I excitedly poured the aromatic mix of spices into a bowl, followed by the velvety pumpkin purée. The combination created a thick, luscious concoction that smelled like falling leaves and cozy nights by the fire. In other words, it was pure autumn magic.

Next, I prepped my beloved bread pan, using my trusty olive oil spray. With the flair of a fashionista meticulously arranging her ensemble, I carefully transferred the glorious mixture into the pan, smoothing the top with all the finesse of a runway model.

And then, into the oven it went, at a toasty 350 degrees Fahrenheit. As the minutes ticked by, my house filled with an intoxicating, mouthwatering perfume – a tantalizing blend of pumpkin and clove that would make even the most discerning fashionista weak at the knees.

And when the timer finally chimed its delightful melody, I eagerly pulled out the golden loaf of pumpkin perfection. The texture was more decadently moist than even my cherished Starbucks pumpkin bread, and the aroma was just as captivating. However, in terms of flavor, I must confess that the spiciness didn’t quite hit the mark for my taste buds.

But fear not, my stylish friends! While this recipe might not become my go-to for pumpkin bread, its simplicity and convenience make it an excellent option for a quick and satisfying snack.

So, if you’re ever in a fashion frenzy and craving a bite of autumn bliss, give this two-ingredient wonder a try. It may not be the fashion equivalent of a statement piece, but it’ll certainly satisfy your pumpkin cravings in a pinch.

Now, go forth and embrace the fall season with style and scrumptiousness!

(Original content by Melissa Wells/Insider)