Cream Cheese Pumpkin Bread - Polk County Moms

Cream Cheese Pumpkin Bread is a delicious recipe just in time for the fall weather. When you take your first bite it literally tastes like you eating a bite of cheesecake. Pumpkin knows no season so this recipe can be good for breakfast, a snack, or dessert.



  • Loaf Pan
  • Large Bowl
  • Medium Bowl
  • Small Bowl
  • Measuring Cups & Spoons


  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar, divided
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour, divided
  • 3 eggs, divided
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • Non-stick baking spray


Step 1

Add cream cheese, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, 1 tbsp flour, 1 egg to a bowl and blend until smooth.

Step 2

Sift the remaining flour, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin spice

Step 3

Whisk together pumpkin puree, oil, 2 eggs, 1 3/4 cup sugar in a large bowl.

Step 4

Add the sifted dry ingredients to the puree mixture and fold with a rubber spatula or wooden spoon. Pour half of the mixture into the bottom of a greased loaf pan. Pour the cream cheese mixture on top. Add the remaining pumpkin mixture on top

Step 5

Bake at 325 for 65-75 mins or until a skewer comes out clean. Allow to sit and cool for at least 15 mins.

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