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ultra yummy pumpkin bread

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Lisa Swarm
Indianapolis, IN

Of all the quick breads that I make this is one of my favorites. I love the bread and icing combination and could eat this every day.

★★★★★ 1
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For ultra yummy pumpkin bread

  • 1 can
    (15 oz) solid pumpkin
  • 4
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2/3 c
  • 3 c
    white sugar
  • 3 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 4 oz
    package cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 c
    butter softened
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 c
    powdered sugar

How To Make ultra yummy pumpkin bread

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 7x3 inch loaf pans (2 needed).
  • 2
    In large bowl mix pumpkin, eggs, oil, water, and sugar until well blended. in a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger. Stir the dry ingredients into the pumpkin mixture until just blended. Pour into the prepared pans.
  • 3
    Bake for about 60 minutes in the preheated oven. Loaves are done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 4
    While loaves baking in large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla until well blended. Slowly while mixing add powdered sugar.
  • 5
    Once bread completely cooled pour frosting over top of each loaf. (In my kitchen, we skip this step and add a little frosting to a slice of bread.)
  • 6