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Slices of cream cheese stuffed pumpkin bread sliced on black cutting board
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5 from 6 votes

Cream Cheese Stuffed Pumpkin Bread

How can you take the most mouth watering slice of super-moist pumpkin bread and make it even better? Well, stuff it with cheesecake!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: baking, bread, Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cream cheese stuffed pumpkin bread
Servings: 8
Calories: 611kcal


Pumpkin Bread

  • 1.5 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 10 ounces pumpkin
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 3/4 teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg or 1/2 teaspoon dried
  • 1 2/3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 ounces toasted walnuts or pecans

Cream Cheese Cheesecake Filling

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room termperature
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla ectract


Pumpkin Bread

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Grease a 9x5" loaf pan
  • Bake the walnuts or pecans for 6-8 minutes to toast them.
  • Beat the sugar, oil, and eggs in a mixing bowl until smooth.
  • Add the water, pumpkin, vanilla, and spices.  Mix well.
  • Stir, whisk, or sift the dry ingredients together and then add to the pumpkin mixture a little at a time just until well combined.
  • Fold in the nuts.
  • Pour half of the pumpkin batter into the bottom of a loaf pan.
  • Cream together all of the cream cheese cheesecake filling ingredients until smooth.
  • Pour lengthwise down the center of the loaf pan over the pumpkin batter.
  • Top the cheesecake mixture with the remainder of the pumpkin bread batter.
  • Bake for approximately 50 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.  Cool for 15 minutes before removing from the loaf pan to a wire rack.  Cool completely before slicing.


Calories: 611kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 478mg | Potassium: 285mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 3510IU | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 2.3mg