Low carb pumpkin bread offers a treat perfect for the comfort of the season, highlighted with the sweetness of a cream cheese frosting.
Quick breads are a seasonal favorite, pumpkin bread especially. This recipe uses both almond flour and coconut flour as a low carb alternative to regular flour, then sweetens the deal with a cream cheese frosting using erythritol instead of sugar.
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Preheat oven to 325°F. Grease loaf pan and set aside.
In a medium bowl combine flours, baking powder, baking soda, xanthan gum, and pumpkin pie spice.
Mix in Swerve brown sugar, eggs, pumpkin, and vanilla. Finally mix in the vinegar and quickly add batter to the loaf pan. Bake for 45 min. Cover bread with foil to prevent the top from getting too dark and bake for an additional 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in the pan on a cooling rack.
Cream Cheese Frosting
In a medium bowl, using a mixer at medium speed, cream the cream cheese, butter, and vanilla. Once mixed, gradually add Swerve confectioners sweetener, and mix on medium until fully combined.
Once pumpkin bread is cooled frost with cream cheese frosting. For a smoother frosting, place frosting in the microwave for 5 second increments until smooth but not too thin.
Each slice is extremely filling. I prefer a thicker slice of pumpkin bread, but if you want to cut the carbs down or make the bread last longer I recommend slicing the bread into 8 thick slices, then cutting each slice in half. This results in more thicker slices so you can fully appreciate the frosting and get a good bite, but only half the carbs of a full slice. Plus, if it's like my house, this pumpkin bread goes fast! Everyone loves it. Thinner slices also just don't seem to have the same substance and are often a disappointment to me.
Low Carb Pumpkin Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting
Amount Per Serving
Calories 156Calories from Fat 95
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 5.1g32%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.4g
Vitamin A 75.3IU2%
Vitamin C 2.2mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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