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Pumpkin Swirl Bread

A moist and flavorful pumpkin loaf with raisins, walnuts, and a sweet cream cheese filling.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Cooling Time1 hr
Total Time2 hrs 30 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy pumpkin bread, fall baking, pumpkin bread recipe, pumpkin cream cheese bread
Servings: 16 slices
Calories: 269kcal


For the Pumpkin Bread:

For the Cream Cheese Swirl:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 egg white


  • Preheat oven to 350˚F.
  • Generously grease and flour a 9x5-inch nonstick loaf pan; set aside.
  • In a large bowl beat pumpkin, sugars, 3 egg whites, milk, and oil until well incorporated.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, pie spice, salt, and nutmeg; slowly beat flour mixture into the pumpkin mixture. Beat until completely combined.
    pumpkin filling for pumpkin bread in a mixing bowl
  • Stir in walnuts and raisins.
  • In a separate bowl combine cream cheese, 2 tablespoons sugar, and 1 egg white; beat until completely blended and smooth. Make sure the cream cheese is softened beforehand.
  • Spoon half of pumpkin batter into previously prepared loaf pan.
  • Spoon cream cheese filling over the batter.
    pumpkin filling for pumpkin bread in a loaf pan
  • Top with remaining pumpkin batter.
  • Bake for 65 to 75 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and cool in pan for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from pan and transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Wrap in foil.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 168mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 2586IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 1mg