CHOCOLATE CHIP CREAM CHEESE PUMPKIN BREAD

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This Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Pumpkin Bread is one of our favorites.

Cream Cheese Pumpkin Bread with Chocolate Chips TSLCWe love this with coffee. I am a pumpkin nut and in the fall of the year I just want to make everything pumpkin!  Children will like this bread, too, with a big glass of milk for a snack.

Bread

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup white granulated sugar

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

2 eggs

1 cup 100% pumpkin (Not the pumpkin pie mix)

1/2 cup butter or 1 stick or 8 tablespoons, melted

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 cup sour cream

Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves until well mixed.  Add eggs, pumpkin, melted butter, vanilla and sour cream.  Mix well with spoon.

 

Filling

1/2 of an 8 ounce bar cream cheese or 4 ounces, softened

1 egg

1/4 cup white granulated sugar

1/2 cup chocolate chips

1/2 cup nuts, pecans or walnuts, Optional

Using a mixer combine cream cheese, egg and sugar.  Mix well until smooth.  Fold in chocolate chips.  Swirl into your bread batter above. Fold in nuts.

Pour batter into a sprayed 9 x 5 bread pan and bake in preheated 350 degree oven 65 to 70 minutes until center tests done as ovens vary. Let cool and frost with cream cheese frosting below.

 

Frosting for Bread

4 ounces cream cheese, softened (the other half of your cream cheese used above in the filling)

1 cup powdered sugar

1/2 stick or 4 tablespoons butter, softened

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/8 teaspoon nutmeg (Optional)

1/2 cup nuts, pecans or walnuts, Optional

Beat ingredients together with mixer and spread on cooled bread. Sprinkle on nuts.

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If you like this recipe, you might also like my recipe for Best Ever Banana Bread.

Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Pumpkin Bread

Once you make this Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Pumpkin Bread, you'll make it over and over again.

Course: bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese
Servings: 1 loaf
Ingredients
Bread
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup 100% pumpkin Not the pumpkin pie mix
  • 1/2 cup butter or 1 stick or 8 tablespoons melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
Filling
  • 1/2 of an 8 ounce bar cream cheese or 4 ounces softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup nuts pecans or walnuts, Optional
Frosting for Bread
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened (the other half of your cream cheese used above in the filling)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 stick or 4 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg Optional
  • 1/2 cup nuts pecans or walnuts, Optional
Instructions
  1. Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves until well mixed. Add eggs, pumpkin, melted butter, vanilla and sour cream. Mix well with spoon.
  2. Using a mixer combine cream cheese, egg and sugar. Mix well until smooth. Fold in chocolate chips. Swirl into your bread batter.

  3. Fold in nuts.
  4. Pour batter into a sprayed 9 x 5 bread pan and bake in preheated 350 degree oven 65 to 70 minutes until center tests done as ovens vary. Let cool and frost with cream cheese frosting.
  5. Frosting for Bread Instructions

  6. Beat ingredients together with mixer and spread on cooled bread. Sprinkle on nuts.

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5 Comments

  1. Do you mean “real” pumpkin from the vegetable?

    • The Southern Lady says:

      You can use the 100% pumpkin that comes in the can or you can use pumpkin right out of the pumpkin. There is a pumpkin pie mix that comes in a can, you don’t want to use that, Lynne.

  2. Bea Yurkerwich says:

    I will make this for sure! Thank you so much for this recipe.

  3. Looks so good. Can’t wait to try!

  4. Wanda Dougherty says:

    Sounds yummy

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