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Holiday Pumpkin Loaf With Cream Cheese

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Here is another great recipe that uses that remaining one cup of pumpkin: Cream Cheese Pumpkin Loaf. The addition of cream cheese makes this quick bread incredibly moist, rich, and flavourful. It's good just as it is but can be made even better by adding some chopped walnuts to the batter!
Ingredients
  Cream cheese 4 Ounce
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Canned pumpkin puree 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped (Optional)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Grease a 9 x 5 loaf pan. Keep aside

MAKING
3. In a bowl, combine all purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, cloves. Stir nicely and set aside.
4. In an electric mixing bowl, beat together butter, cream cheese and sugar. Beat until well combined and keep aside.
5. Add the eggs one at a time and beat the mixture well. Stir in the pumpkin puree and the beat the mixture until well incorporated.
6. Mix the dry ingredients into the wet mixture and stir until well combined.
7. Take the greased pan, pour the batter into it and spread it evenly, and smooth out the top.
8. Bake it in the oven at 350 degrees for 60 - 65 minutes or until the tester comes out clean.
9. Once done, remove the pan from the oven and let the loaf sit in the pan for 10 minutes. Remove and let the loaf cool it completely on a rack.

SERVING
10. Cut the loaf into desired slices and serve with tea or coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pumpkin
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
65 Minutes
Ready In: 
95 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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