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Pumpkin Swirl Bread

No recipe image available.Sour cream and cream cheese are combined to create a delightful white swirl in the midst of this spiced pumpkin bread.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup granulated sugar
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 large egg

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 2/3 cups granulated sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup water
1 (15-ounce) can cooked pumpkin
4 large eggs

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour 2 (9 x 5-inch) loaf pans. Set aside.
  2. Combine all filling ingredients in small mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes). Set aside.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, ginger and nutmeg in small bowl.
  4. Combine 2 2/3 cup sugar, oil, water, pumpkin and 4 eggs in large mixer bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth (1 to 2 minutes). Continue beating, gradually adding flour mixture and scraping bowl often, until well mixed (2 to 3 minutes).
  5. Spoon 1/4 (about 2 cups) pumpkin batter into each prepared loaf pan. Carefully spread half of filling mixture over batter in each pan; top each with half of remaining pumpkin batter. Pull knife or spatula through batter and filling to create swirl effect.
  6. Bake for 65 to 70 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans. Cool completely.

Makes 2 (9 x 5-inch) loaves or 24 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/24 of recipe): Calories: 300, Fat: 14 g, Cholesterol: 55 mg, Sodium: 190 mg, Carbohydrates: 41 g, Dietary Fiber: 1 g, Protein: 4 g.