Pumpkin Cheese Bread

With every October comes pumpkin cheese bread. At least, in my house it does. I make it every year for the yearly viewing of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. I enjoy the irony of eating pumpkin while watching Linus defend the Great Pumpkin and declare the sincerity of his pumpkin patch. This recipe omits eggs and doesn’t even require an egg substitute!

Each serving is 231 calories. Check out the nutritional information section at the bottom of this page.

Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour
Yields: 24 servings

 

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces Tofutti cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter, cubed
  • 2.5 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 15 ounce can pumpkin puree
  • 3.5 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped

Instructions

  1. Grease and flour two 9×5 bread loaf pans.
  2. Blend cream cheese, butter, sugar, and vanilla together until smooth.
  3. Blend in pumpkin.
  4. Stir together dry ingredients in a bowl.
  5. Add dry ingredients to pumpkin mixture and stir until moistened.
  6. Gently stir nuts into pumpkin mixture.
  7. Pour pumpkin mixture into prepared loaf pans. Place pans on a cookie sheet.
  8. Bake for one hour at 350 degrees Fahrenheit, or until toothpick comes out clean.

Notes

  • Vegetarian and vegan
  • Use part or all whole wheat flour to make it healthier.
  • I’ve only tested this recipe with Tofutti brand cream cheese. If you test another vegan cream cheese and yield great results, send me a note.

 

Nutritional Information

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Nutrition Facts
Servings per batch 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories 231 Calories from Fat 81 (35%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Monounsaturated Fat2g
Polyunsaturated Fat3g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 175mg 7%
Potassium84mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 21g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 30%
Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 1%
Iron 2%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

 

Pumpkin Cheese Bread was last modified: October 23rd, 2016 by Audrey

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