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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread Recipe


pumpkin bread recipe

Pumpkin Bread with Cream Cheese Swirl

Stephanie Gallagher
Like pumpkin cheesecake? Then you will adore this pumpkin cream cheese bread recipe. It brings together both the pumpkin and cheesecake flavors in a cake-like quick bread that is perfect for snacking.

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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Yield: 12 servings


  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup firmly-packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree (unsweetened)
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. cloves


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a loaf pan.

  2. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese, egg and 1/4 cup of the granulated sugar with an electric mixer until smooth. Set aside.

  3. In another small bowl, whisk flour, baking soda and salt together.

  4. In a large bowl, beat the remaining 1/2 cup of granulated sugar, the brown sugar, pumpkin puree, oil, buttermilk, egg and spices together until smooth.

  5. Add the flour mixture, mixing until just combined. Do not overmix.

  6. Pour half of the batter into the prepared pan. Top with the cream cheese mixture. Top with the remaining pumpkin batter. With a knife, cut through the batter to create a swirl effect.

  7. Bake 60-70 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the bread comes out clean.

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