Introduction: 2-Ingredient Pumpkin Bread

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Making pumpkin bread couldn't get any easier than with this 2-ingredient recipe.  

When I first heard of ice cream bread, I thought it was brilliant!  Ice cream already has eggs, milk, sugar, and flavoring.  But I couldn't imagine it would taste very good.  Then when I saw pumpkin ice cream at the shop, I knew it was finally time to try it out.  Pumpkin ice cream is made for this recipe - sweet, spicy, and perfect for the holidays!  

While I still prefer my go-to pumpkin bread recipe, this one is great when you don't have the time to hassel with a lot of ingredients, and want something quick and impressive.  It tastes like ice cream! In bread form! 

Mixing bowl
Wooden spoon or spatula
9"x5" bread pan

3 cups (710 mL) melted pumpkin ice cream
2 1/4 cups (280g) self-rising flour*

*if using all-purpose flour, add 3 teaspoons baking powder and 3/4 teaspoon salt

Combine ingredients and pour into greased bread pan.
Bake in a 350F (180C) oven for about 60 minutes.

That's it!  Now how easy was that?


GeekCrafterGirlz432 (author)2016-11-17

Yummy... Plus leftover ice cream <*

TeePayne (author)2015-07-08

Has this been tried with some of the lighter ice cream options/. Like low carb/sugar free?

evacooper (author)2014-01-16

would this work with any type of ice cream? also if it doesnt have eggs or milk?

afathman (author)2013-01-25

Pure Genius... 'nuf said

goattale (author)2012-12-07

Hot Diggity. just found this. goin' to the market for peppermint ice cream. nice dessert item for a church supper, with whipped cream topping and crushed candy canes. I can hear it now, "How'd you make that?"

scoochmaroo (author)goattale2012-12-07

Awesome. Take pictures!

nickelsalsa (author)2012-11-30

I am ahh-mazed! Who knew, bread ice cream?!?! Well you, of course :) I am going to try this out with some GF baking mix, and see how that goes....great idea, thanks!

q.piper (author)2012-11-19

Is the parchment paper necessary to get that nice edge? Did you grease the pan AND use the paper? I want my bread to come out as perfect-looking as yours :)

scoochmaroo (author)q.piper2012-11-20

I did grease the pan, just to hold the parchment down. I did my best to crease the paper into the folds, but it was still pretty wobbly, as you can see in the last picture of it baked in the pan. Once it's sliced, no one will notice!

q.piper (author)scoochmaroo2012-11-20

Thanks! I'm hoping to make this on the weekend :)

ski02004 (author)2012-11-17

This is pure genious! Egg nog ice cream will be coming to the stores soon... I can just imagine egg nog bread. Yum! Thanks for sharing this recipe.

Prncssmn7 (author)2012-11-16

Definitely weren't the 2 ingredients I thought they would be, but I am going to make this for the neighbors. They'll think I actually put in a bunch of work! LOL...Thanks so much, you rock!

thankyouforthevenom (author)2012-11-16

you are a saint, pumpkin bread is the best thing ever

doodlecraft (author)2012-11-15

I LOVE that it's made with ice cream! Thanks for sharing! It's a winner to me! :)

pokiespout (author)2012-11-15

I have never heard of Ice Cream Bread. Now I have. It seems so obvious. I am a fool. I could have been making absurd sweet bread for so many years!

andrewmystery (author)2012-11-13

Wow, that sure is something, I've got to try that

zurichko (author)2012-11-13

Me want, me will make. (I can't even begin to be coherent because I want to eat this so bad. I think I will add chocolate chips).

scoochmaroo (author)zurichko2012-11-13

that will be awesome. I really wanted to add walnuts too.

chefsea (author)2012-11-13

This recipe title drew me in and wasn't disappointed. Excellent, this is the kind of recipe I would have enjoyed contributing.

scoochmaroo (author)chefsea2012-11-13

Hi praise. thank you!

tinpie (author)2012-11-12

LOOKS SO GOOD....I am not the biggest fan of pumpkin anything but this looks so simple and ingenius..will have to try this one out...

scoochmaroo (author)tinpie2012-11-12

How do you feel about butter pecan or pistachio?

tinpie (author)scoochmaroo2012-11-13

I like them both....i will try the receipt out very soon..??????????

destructopop (author)scoochmaroo2012-11-13

You are a certifiable genius.

studleylee (author)2012-11-13

This looks awesome. I'm going to try it this weekend!!!!

renegadezombies (author)2012-11-12

I clicked this expecting "Step one: Smash pumpkin, Step two: Spread on bread." I was pleasantly surprised to find a well written instructable. Well Done!

Thanks! I aim to please.

wazzup105 (author)2012-11-13

ice cream bread.. wow.. +1 for multi-tasking icecream in this way !!

poofrabbit (author)2012-11-12

Dear lord, if I had known about ice cream bread I maybe would have been baking bread!! OOOh my I'm sitting here plotting and wondering what ice cream would work and what would bomb. Since this is ridiculously easy I may have to give this a try! Thanks for the great idea.

scoochmaroo (author)poofrabbit2012-11-12

Do it! Bread contest started today!

poofrabbit (author)scoochmaroo2012-11-12

Oh scoochmaroo, how you dangle such carrots for me to grab....alright, I accept the challenge, time to start looking seriously at icecreams!!

AussieAnglerGal (author)2012-11-12

ice cream bread?? thats crazy and brilliant at the same time! awesome scooch:)

GabbieZee (author)2012-11-12

That is just ridiculously easy... Awesome!

eatproperly (author)2012-11-12

I love this recipe. What a fantastic idea. I'm already trying to work out other possible flavours!

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