Mini Pumpkin Spice Loaves with Cream Cheese Icing

This time of year I love a good PSL or pumpkins scone, but this recipe for mini pumpkin spice loaves is a no fuss and delicious treat I know your whole family will love!  These mini pumpkin spice loaves have all the yummy fall spiciness you’d expect with a tasty cream cheese icing that’s totally optional but highly recommended! They’re super easy to make and perfect for breakfast, brunch or an after school snack. Some of my blogger friends are also sharing their favourite fall baking recipes today, so be sure to check them all out at the end of the post.

Mini Pumpkin Spice Loaves with Cream Cheese Icing

Mini Pumpkin Spice Loaves with Cream Cheese Icing

To ice or not to ice?  These loaves are so moist and yummy, they are delicious all on their own.  The cream cheese icing adds a sweet touch and if you’re not a fan, vanilla icing works great too!

Mini Pumpkin Spice Loaves with Cream Cheese Icing

Mini pumpkin loaves with mild spices and a tasty cream cheese icing.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Course Snack

Equipment

  • Stand or hand mixer
  • loaf pans

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups pure pumpkin
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup oil
  • 2 ½ cups flour
  • tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¾ tsp allspice
  • ½ tsp salt

Cream Cheese Icing

  • 1 pkg(250g) cream cheese softened
  • ¼ cup butter softened
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup icing sugar sifted

Instructions
 

To make loaves:

  • Combine sugar, pumpkin and eggs in mixer. Add oil and beat.
  • In medium bowl, combine dry ingredients.
  • Blend into pumpkin mixture just until mixed.
  • Pour into 4 greased mini loaf pans or 2 regular loaf pans.
  • Bake at 350° for 55 minutes or until knife comes out clean.
  • Let cool slightly in tins before running knife around the edges. Remove and cool slightly on a wire rack.

Cream Cheese Icing:

  • In mixer, beat cream cheese with butter until smooth.
  • Beat in vanilla.
  • Beat in icing sugar, one-third at a time until smooth.
Keyword pumpkin, pumpkin loaf, pumpkin loaves, pumpkin spice

Mini Pumpkin Spice Loaves with Cream Cheese Icing

Mini Pumpkin Spice Loaves with Cream Cheese Icing

Mini Pumpkin Spice Loaves with Cream Cheese Icing

These mini loaves are perfect for sharing. Wrap them and share with family, friends or neighbours to spread some fall cheer! If you cant get enough of pumpkin spice, check out my Pumpkin Spice Streusel Topped Muffins post from last year for another tasty treat. Thanks for joining me today and be sure to check out all the yummy fall recipes from my friends below!

13 Fabulous Fall Baking Recipes

The Most Amazing Pumpkin Sheet Cake – Twelve on Main

Fall Pear and Cranberry Tart – My 100 Year Old Home

Mini Pumpkin Bundt Cakes – Happy Happy Nester

Soft Pumpkin Spice Cookies – Paint Me Pink

Old Fashioned Apple Crumble – Sincerely, Marie

Mini Pumpkin Spice Loaves with Cream Cheese Icing – Life Is Better At Home

How To Make Pumpkin Pie From Scratch – The DIY Mommy

Pumpkin Cheesecake Crumble Bars – Maison De Cinq

Maple Crumble Muffins with Maple Butter Glaze – Finding Lovely

Decadent Coconut Pecan German Chocolate Pie – Grace In My Space

Apple Butter Pecan Loaf – My Sweet Savannah

Chewy Molasses Cookies – Most Lovely Things

Easy Fall Apple Tart – inspiration For Moms

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