Pumpkin Sweet Potato Bread

Pumpkin Sweet Potato Bread is so moist and flavorful. Topped with a delicious maple vanilla glaze and sprinkled with chopped pecans.

pumpkin sweet potato bread

Hey, it’s Jenn from Deliciously Sprinkled back with a delicious fall favorite. Nothing tastes more like fall than fresh baked pumpkin goods. I’ve always loved just about anything with pumpkin in it, so I decided to switch things up to the traditional pumpkin bread with this Pumpkin Sweet Potato Bread.

pumpkin sweet potato bread

This Pumpkin Sweet Potato bread is incredibly easy to make.  In fact, it doesn’t even require a mixer, just a bowl and spatula and a bread loaf pan. Oh and let’s not forget to talk about the maple vanilla glaze, it adds just the right amount of sweetness, top with chopped pecans and you have one delicious bread.

pumpkin sweet potato bread

Pumpkin Sweet Potato Bread

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Servings 1 loaf
Pumpkin Sweet Potato Bread is so moist and flavorful. Topped with a delicious maple vanilla glaze and sprinkled with chopped pecans.



  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 1 8 oz. can crushed pineapple drained
  • 1 cup pumpkin
  • 1 cup grated sweet potato
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil


  • 4 oz. cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 6 Tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon maple syrup


  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Spray a 9x5 inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix eggs, pineapple, pumpkin, sweet potato, brown sugar, and ginger together.
  4. Add pumpkin mixture to the dry ingredients and stir until combined. Add oil, stirring to combine. Spoon into prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 55 minutes - 1 hour. Let cool completely on a wire rack.


  1. In a medium bowl, which cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add milk. Add powdered sugar and maple syrup, whisking until smooth. Drizzle on top of cooled bread. Sprinkle with chopped pecans.
Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Sweet Potato Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2736 Calories from Fat 963
% Daily Value*
Fat 107g165%
Saturated Fat 71g355%
Cholesterol 458mg153%
Sodium 2833mg118%
Potassium 1655mg47%
Carbohydrates 411g137%
Fiber 7g28%
Sugar 230g256%
Protein 44g88%
Vitamin A 11972IU239%
Vitamin C 11mg13%
Calcium 646mg65%
Iron 16mg89%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.



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Alyssa Rivers

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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  1. For the pumpkin sweet potato bread, is the sweet potato raw or cooked ? Thank you, it looks yummy and I would like to try it.

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