Thursday, September 20, 2007

Recipe Thursday!


Pumpkin Swirl Bread


Filling:

1 cup Land O Lakes Sour Cream
1/4 c. sugar
4 ozs. cream cheese, softened
1 egg


Bread:
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teas. baking soda
2 tea. ground cinnamon
1 tea. ground ginger
1 tea. ground nutmeg
1/2 tea. salt
2 cups sugar
1 cup Land o Lakes butter, melted
1/3 c. water
1 (15 oz.) can pumpkin
4 eggs

Heat oven to 350. Grease and flour 2 (9x5) loaf pans. Set aside.

Combine all filling ingredients in small bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Set aside.

Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt in a medium bowl, set aside.

Combine 2 cups of sugar, melted butter, water, pumpkin and 4 eggs in a large bowl. Beat at low speed, scrapping bowl oftem, until smooth. Continue beating, gradually adding flour mixture and scrapping bowl often, until well blended.

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 evenly with remaining pumpkin batter. Carefully spread pumpkin batter to edge of pans.

Bake for 65-70 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minute; remove from pans. Cool completely.
This was soooo good! Great for a fall morning treat with a cup of spiced apple cider!
Blessings!
Linda

11 comments:

Tami said...

OOOoooohhhh, that looks yummy! I think I just may try this one. I love pumpkin recipe's. Thank you.

Stephanie said...

Mmmmmm, I can feel my jeans tightening as I read this!

Heidi said...

Oh, YUM! That cream cheese ribbon in the middle would be my undoing. Thanks for sharing--it looks delish!

PEA said...

Omigosh that sounds and looks good! Writing down the recipe to make this when my boys come home to visit in a few weeks:-) xox

Jodi said...

Oh, this looks yummy! I love a cream cheese/pumpkin combination.

Miss Bliss said...

Yummmmmmm I definitely need to try this recipe!

Andrea said...

This sounds delicious. You cannot go wrong with cream cheese. I will have to try this recipe.

~ Janice ~ said...

Now THAT looks scrumptious!! I love anything cooked with pumpkin! I will be trying this for sure! Thank you for sharing!

Susie said...

This looks delicious and so perfect for fall.
I've copied this one :)

Lori said...

ohh ahh
That looks delicious.
We love pumpkin desserts here.
I am going to have to try this.

Elizabeth said...

Look so yummy. I love the smell of fall.
Blessings,
Elizabeth