Pumpkin Cornbread | Mommy's Home Cooking

Pumpkin Cornbread

This Pumpkin Cornbread is a perfect match for fall soups and chilies! It's moist, tender, sweet. and super easy to make. Ready in 30 minutes. 

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories per serving 285 kcal
Author Oriana Mommy's Home Cooking


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup corn oil
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree


  1. Preheat oven to 400º F.
  2. Stir together flour, cornmeal, brown sugar, baking powder, salt and pumpkin spice in a bowl; set aside.
  3. Add the butter to a 10-inch cast-iron skillet. Place in the preheated oven about 3 minutes or until butter melts. Remove pan from oven; swirl butter in the pan to coat bottom and sides.
  4. Combine eggs, buttermilk, oil and pumpkin puree. Add egg mixture to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened. Pour batter into hot skillet.
  5. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Cut into wedges or squares. Serve warm.

Recipe Notes

If you don’t have an iron skillet you can use an 8x8x2-inch square baking pan instead.

You can drizzle honey to make it extra yummy.

Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Cornbread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 285 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 284mg 12%
Potassium 312mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 40g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 15g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 74.5%
Vitamin C 1.2%
Calcium 11.6%
Iron 10.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.