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Cream Cheese Frosted Pumpkin Bread

Moist and flavorful, perfectly sweetened cream cheese frosted pumpkin bread is the ultimate treat for Fall. Easy to make, with simple ingredients, and that cream cheese frosting takes this perfect pumpkin bread over the top!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 1 loaf
Author Tiffany

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 3/4 cup oil

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 2 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 3 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • 3 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl whisk flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, baking powder, and salt. In a large bowl cream together eggs, sugars, and vanilla. Add pumpkin and oil and mix until smooth.
  • Add dry ingredients to went ingredients and mix until combined. Pour into greased loaf pan. 
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out mostly clean (a few moist crumbs are okay). Allow to cool completely on a wire rack. 

For the Frosting

  • In a microwave safe bowl cream together butter, cream cheese, and vanilla until smooth. Add milk and powdered sugar one cup at a time, mixing after each until all of the powdered sugar is incorporated. Mix on high speed until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Microwave on for about 25 seconds. Stir, then pour over cooled loaf while still in the pan. Allow frosting to cool and set up for about 15-20 minutes, then slice and serve. Store in airtight container at room temperature up to 5 days.