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Pumpkin Bread with Cream Cheese Filling
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Pumpkin Bread with Cream Cheese Filling

 The pumpkin bread is lightly sweet with a moist and rich cream cheese filling inside.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cream cheese filling, pumpkin bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 219kcal
Author Olya


Pumpkin Bread

  • 2 eggs small
  • cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree (canned)
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (or ground ginger)
  • 1 ⅔ cup whole wheat flour (or all purpose flour)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt

Cream Cheese Filling

  • 1 egg small
  • cup granulated sugar
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour


  • Preheat oven to 350 F Lightly grease 8.5 Inch x 4.5 Inch Loaf Pan
  • LIQUID INGREDIENTS In a large bowl, add egg, pumpkin puree, sugar, olive oil, vanilla extract, cinnamon, ground nutmeg, pumpkin spice, and whisk to combine.
  • DRY INGREDIENTS Add the flour, baking soda, sea salt, and fold with spatula or stir gently with a spoon until just combined; don’t overmix; set aside.
  • CREAM CHEESE FILLING. In a medium mixing bowl, combine egg, sugar, cream cheese and flour. Whisk or beat until well blended and creamy. Set aside.
  • ASSEMBLY. Spread half of the pumpkin bread batter as evenly into the prepared loaf pan, using back of the spoon to even it out. Spoon cream cheese mixture on top of pumpkin batter layer and even it out with the back of the spoon as well. Finally, spoon the remaining pumpkin batter evenly over the cream cheese layer in the pan.
  • BAKE for 50 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into ​the center of a loaf comes out clean and the bread is not wobbly.
  • COOL bread in pan for 10 minutes; remove to a rack to cool completely. It's easier to slice the bread once it's cooled off or refrigerated.


Calories: 219kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 282mg | Potassium: 161mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 4040IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg