Pumpkin Sweet Potato Bread

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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 with glaze over top.

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 with three sliced pieces.

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

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Pumpkin Sweet Potato Bread is so moist and flavorful. Topped with a delicious maple vanilla glaze and sprinkled with chopped pecans.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings: 12 Slices



  • 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


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


  • 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.


Serves: 12

Calories250kcal (13%)Carbohydrates40g (13%)Protein4g (8%)Fat9g (14%)Saturated Fat6g (30%)Cholesterol38mg (13%)Sodium242mg (10%)Potassium202mg (6%)Fiber1g (4%)Sugar23g (26%)Vitamin A2581IU (52%)Vitamin C3mg (4%)Calcium61mg (6%)Iron1mg (6%)

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe and nutritional value will vary depending on the brands you use, measuring methods and portion sizes per household.

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
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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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