Pumpkin-Date Loaf with Cream Cheese Swirl

Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro

White cream cheese batter contrasts with the orange pumpkin in this loaf.

Yield: 16 servings (serving size: 1 slice)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 208
  • Calories from fat: 22%
  • Fat: 5.1g
  • Saturated fat: 1.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.7g
  • Protein: 3.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 38.1g
  • Fiber: 1.6g
  • Cholesterol: 32mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 167mg
  • Calcium: 50mg

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) block-style 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg white, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin-pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 large egg yolk, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/4 cups packed dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup whole pitted dates, chopped (about 5 ounces)
  • Cooking spray

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until blended.
  3. Lightly spoon the flour into dry measuring cups, and level with a knife. Combine flour and the next 4 ingredients (flour through soda) in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Combine egg, egg yolk, and brown sugar in a medium bowl; stir with a whisk until well blended. Add pumpkin and oil; stir well with a whisk. Stir in dates. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.
  4. Spoon the batter into a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Spoon cream cheese mixture over batter; swirl batters together using the tip of a knife. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.
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