Moist Pumpkin Bread With Cream Cheese Frosting

by Lisandro
frosting for pumpkin bread

Hi there! I hope you’re having a great day! Today I’m going to show you how to make a delicious frosting for pumpkin bread that’s perfect for any fall celebration! This frosting is easy to make and it’s perfect for adding a little extra sweetness and flavor to any pumpkin bread recipe.

How to make frosting for pumpkin bread

Do you love pumpkin bread? If so, you’re going to love this frosting recipe! It’s simple and easy to make, and it gives your bread a delicious and festive look.


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter and flour one 9×5-inch loaf pan and set aside.

2. In a medium bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, mixing until just combined. Stir in the milk, just until combined.

3. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean. Let the bread cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

4. Frost the cooled bread with the desired icing. Enjoy!

How to store pumpkin bread

To keep your pumpkin bread fresh, you can either store it in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer. If you’re storing it in the fridge, make sure to wrap it tightly in plastic wrap or put it in a container with a lid. If you’re storing it in the freezer, make sure to wrap it tightly in freezer paper and place it in a container with a lid.

Related question

Why is my pumpkin bread dry?

There could be a few reasons why your pumpkin bread is dry. One possibility is that you may not have fully mixed the batter before baking. Another possibility is that the bread was not baked at a high enough temperature.

How do you know when pumpkin bread is done?

When pumpkin bread is done, it will be a golden brown color and a toothpick or cake tester should come out clean when inserted into the center.

What do you wrap pumpkin bread in?

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Different people prefer different types of wrapping paper or boxes for their pumpkin bread, so it really depends on what you have on hand. Some people like to use a simple, plain wrapper, while others might prefer to use a festive or whimsical wrapping paper. Some people might even like to put their pumpkin bread in a cake box or cupcake wrapper. Ultimately, it’s up to you and what you think looks best!

How do you keep bread fresh overnight?

There are a few ways to keep bread fresh overnight. One is to store it in an airtight container in the fridge. Another is to wrap it in a damp cloth and place it in the fridge.

How do you keep pumpkin bread from getting soggy on the bottom?

One way to keep pumpkin bread from getting soggy on the bottom is to place it in a baking dish that is larger than the pan it is cooked in. This will allow the bread to rise and cook more evenly. Another way to prevent soggy bread is to bake it at a lower temperature.


This recipe is easy to follow and makes a delicious pumpkin bread perfect for fall. With a crispy frosting and sweet pumpkin flavor, this bread will be a great choice for you. Thanks for visiting my blog and I hope you have a great day!

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