Pumpkin-Cream Cheese Bread

Cecelia Huddleston

By
@Cecelia26

I had stocked up on cream cheese during a sale. Since I didn't want it to go to waste, I searched for recipes. I came upon this one and decided to try it. I'm glad that I did since my husband and I think it's the best pumpkin bread I've ever made.


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Rating:

Serves:

12-16

Cook:

1 Hr 15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, softened
8 oz
cream cheese, softened
3 c
sugar
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
ginger
1/4 tsp
cloves
1/2 Tbsp
imitation vanilla
2 tsp
soda
4 large
eggs
15 oz
pumpkin
3 c
flour
dash(es)
salt, optional
1 c
pecans, chopped

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

4 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/4 c
butter, softened
2 c
powdered sugar
1/2 tsp
imitation vanilla
2 Tbsp
heavy cream

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a Bundt pan with cooking spray with flour. Beat butter , cream cheese and sugar. Mix in cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, soda and vanilla. Add eggs one at a time. Add pumpkin. Gradually, beat in flour and salt; beat until mixture is well blended. Stir in pecans. Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes in pan. Turn out on cooling rack. Cool completely. Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting or your favorite glaze.
2
Cream Cheese Frosting
In medium mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and butter. Gradually, add powdered sugar. Stir in vanilla and cream. Frost and store in refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Thanksgiving