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Pumpkin Cranberry Walnut Bread with Streusel Topping

If you love making specialty sweet tasting breads, you re going to love this sweet and savory combination in Pumpkin Cranberry Walnut Bread with Streusel Topping. This bread is perfect for a simple side dish, served as part of brunch or as a delicious treat. One bite and this is going to become a fall classic. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cranberry walnut bread
Servings: 8
Author: Jill


  • ½ C unsalted butter softened
  • ½ C sugar
  • ¼ C light brown sugar packed
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large Eggs
  • 1 C pure pumpkin puree
  • ¼ C milk
  • 1 ½ C flour
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • 1 C chopped walnuts
  • 1 C dried cranberries

Streusel Topping Ingredients

  • 1 ½ C flour
  • ¾ C light brown sugar packed
  • C sugar
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¾ C unsalted butter cubed
  • 1/2 C chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 C dried cranberries


Streusel Directions :

  • Using a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, brown sugar, sugar, salt, cinnamon, walnuts and dried cranberries
  • Using your fingers or a fork, work the butter into the dry mixture until clumps form set aside

Pumpkin Bread Directions :

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spay a 9x3 loaf pan with pam baking spray, set aside
  • Using a large bowl, beat together the butter, sugar, and brown sugar until combined and fluffy
  • Beat in the vanilla, eggs, and pumpkin puree
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg and ground ginger
  • Gradually mix in half of the dry ingredients
  • Gradually mix in the milk
  • Gradually mix in remaining dry ingredients until combined
  • Fold in the chopped walnuts and dried cranberries
  • Pour the batter into the loaf pan
  • Top with the crumble
  • Place in the oven for 55-65 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  • Enjoy!