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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread Recipe

Pumpkin Bread PresentsI love mini things: mini bottles of ketchup, mini books, mini loaves of bread… You know what’s nice about mini loaves of bread? They make great additions to Christmas cookies for presents! I was recently sent a Sweet Creations by Good Cook 4 cup loaf pan and some holiday parchment paper and was told to have some fun. All opinions are my own. So far I have tried out two different recipes in this pan and love it! It makes the perfect sized mini loaves and everything bakes equally. It’s also a very nice pan, because it has rounded corners which makes it easier to butter the pan and clean it. I’m going to share the recipe below for the Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread I made and then link to the Coconut Banana Bread. I also have a giveaway at the bottom if you’d like to win this pan for yourself.

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread

Before I share the recipe, though, I want to talk about the parchment paper that I was sent. It is the perfect size to wrap these mini loaves up in. You do need to tie it with a ribbon or something, though, because tape does not stay stuck to it. Since I wasn’t giving these breads immediately, I wrapped them in plastic wrap before putting them in the parchment paper and then labeled the bottom of the bread and put it in the freezer. I think I will make pretty gift tags to tie to each one stating what kind of bread it is before handing them out as presents.

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread Slices

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread Recipe


Pumpkin Bread

  • 1 15 oz Can Canned Pumpkin
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 c Applesauce
  • 1 1/2 cups Flour
  • 3/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 tablespoon Pumpkin Pie Spice

Cream Cheese Filling

  • 8 oz Cream Cheese slightly softened
  • 4 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Prepare your Mini Loaf Pan with butter or non-stick spray
  3. In the bowl of your stand mixer, combine pumpkin, eggs, egg white and applesauce until smooth.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, sugars, baking soda and pumpkin pie spice.
  5. Slowly add the dry ingredients into the pumpkin mixture until smooth and set aside.
  6. In another bowl, combine all ingredients from the Cream Cheese Filling until smooth.
  7. Fill up about half of each loaf pan with the pumpkin bread mixture.
  8. Evenly divide the cream cheese mixture over the pumpkin bread mixture in each pan and smooth out with the back of a spoon.
  9. Pour the remaining pumpkin bread mixture over the cream cheese filling and cover as much of the cream cheese as you can.
  10. Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  11. Let cool for about 10-15 minutes and then remove from the pans.

This bread was a REALLY big hit at Thanksgiving dinner. My husband finished off what was left of one of the loaves for breakfast yesterday. I’m glad I immediately froze the other two loaves, or I wouldn’t have any for presents. I also had some leftover bananas so I checked on Pinterest for some yummy banana recipes and decided to try Coconut Banana Bread. That bread smelled amazing while it baked! It wasn’t as big a hit as the pumpkin bread, but my boys really loved it.

Coconut Banana Bread

You can buy the Sweet Creations Mini Loaf Pan on the Good Cook site. It’s currently $8.83 and you can even save another 25% by using the code “SWEETLOAF” at checkout. You can also enter below on the Rafflecopter to win a pan and some parchment paper for yourself.
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About Paula

Paula Krueger considers herself a "baby "chef, not because she cooks for babies, but because she's still learning how to cook. She started this blog after taking Wilton method classes and at that point was more interested in baking. She's since become more interested in learning to cook as her family has grown. She also covers product reviews and travel as well.


  1. Shannon Baas says:

    I would make banana bread.

  2. Cheryl Abdelnour says:


  3. Sue Ellison says:

    I would make banana nut bread.

  4. shelly peterson says:

    I would make banana bread or zucchini bread. your recipes look yummy!

  5. I would make lemon poppy seed bread.

  6. Lemon cakes with lemon filling

  7. I would like to make chocolate pear bread!

  8. Kelly O'Brien says:

    I would make a recipe that I’ve had bookmarked forever called Cowboy Chili Cheese Corn Bread.

  9. Rebecca Graham says:

    I would make banana bread.

  10. I’d make cinnamon bread!!

  11. zucchini bread

  12. Probably chocolate or lemon pound cake.

  13. Debbie Jackson says:

    I would be making banana nut bread

  14. Pumpkin bread would be the first on the list.

  15. Mariaelena says:

    Banana nut bread is my favorite

  16. Jenn everett says:

    These sound delicious

  17. I’d make a Chocolate Zucchini Bread.

  18. I’d make an apple loaf of some sort.

  19. Pumpkin bread

  20. Kyl Neusch says:

    banana bread

  21. pumpkin bread! its my sons favorite!

  22. Christina Swenson says:

    I can’t wait to try this out. My daughter loves pumpkin so this ones for her!

  23. Christina Swenson says:

    I would definitely make pumpkin bread!

  24. I have a great recipe for cranberry bread…yummy!

  25. I would make Zucchini Bread.

  26. Heather glenn says:

    I would make pumpkin cream cheese bread!

  27. Lisa Garner says:

    I would love to make Banana Bread.

  28. The mini pan is so cute! I think I’d make cinnamon apple loaves.

  29. Laurie Emerson says:

    I would make my favorite Cranberry Walnut bread.

  30. I’d make some mini carrot cakes, my favorite!