Maca Pumpkin Bread

The air has been getting crisper, the leaves have begun to turn brown, and the sun has started to set earlier in the day. These are just a couple signs that Autumn has officially arrived!

What better way to celebrate the changing of the season than by indulging your tastebuds with this gluten free and vegan maca pumpkin bread. Not only is scrumptious, it’s an absolute perfect fit for this time of year!

With a yummy treat made with our maca powder, you’ll feel balanced and grounded – which is especially key as the weather changes and your body adjusts with it. Our maca powder is an adaptogen root that balances your hormones, supports you in times of pressure, and boosts your stamina! Since pumpkins are packed with loads of fiber content, it will keep you fuller for longer. Plus, we already mentioned it’s pretty scrumptious, right?

Maca Pumpkin Bread Recipe


Wet ingredients:

  • 1 cup pumpkin purée
  • ¼ cup melted coconut oil
  • ¼ cup + 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • ¼ cup + 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 1 flax egg (1 tablespoon ground flax + 3 tablespoons water)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Dry ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of Gelatinized red maca powder
  • 2 cups gluten free oat flour
  • ½ cup almond meal
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. In a bowl, mix all the wet ingredients together. Set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl mix all the dry ingredients.
  4. Incorporate the wet ingredients into dry. Mix until all the ingredients are fully incorporated.
  5. Transfer the batter into an oiled loaf pan.
  6. Bake for 50 - 60 minutes or until the top is golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean when tested.
  7. Allow bread to completely cool on a cooling rack. Slice and enjoy!

We hope that you've enjoyed this recipe.  Please see our main Maca Recipes page for more inspiration.  And if you have a recipe of your own to share let us know or tag us in your creations on social media @themacateam and we’ll be sure to feature you!


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