Pumpkin Bread With Cream Cheese Frosting

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For the Bread

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup walnuts or pecans

For the Frosting

  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened to room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons milk


For the bread

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9 X 5 X 3 with cooking spray like pam
  • In a medium mixing bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, and pumpkin pie spice
  • In another large mixing bowl beat the brown sugar with the shortening till well combined, beat in eggs.
  • Add pumpkin and milk and blend well
  • Slowly add flour mixture and mix well
  • Stir in pecans
  • Pour into prepared loaf pan and bake for 55-60 minutes until a wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean.
  • Remove from pan and let cool on a wire rack.

For the Frosting

  • In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla and milk until smooth and creamy
  • Frost the top of the loaf


Calories: 401kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 150mg | Potassium: 234mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 3358IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 2mg
” Please note that some meals are better to be prepared every once in a while because of some ingredients like meat, cheese, lot of sugar, fats..etc.
Having meals with these ingredients all the time may damage your health. ”