OMG Good: Low-calorie Whole Wheat Pumpkin & Cheesecake Bread

I snagged this from here and adapted it to be whole grain.  Nutritional data given in the original post is inaccurate but this is GOOD STUFF! If anything it was too sweet.  I will likely cut back on the Stevia Cup for Cup next time.  At 140 calories a slice, I felt free to enjoy 2 slices for my afternoon snack.  And, enjoy them, I did!

             
Low-Calorie Whole Wheat Pumpkin & Cheesecake Bread

Makes 2 8x4x2 inch loaves and 16 generous slices

Batter:
   1 1/2  cup           pureed pumpkin
      1/2  cup           unsweetened applesauce
  1                         whole egg
  3                         egg whites
  1 2/3  cup            whole wheat pastry flour
     1/2  cup            Stevia Cup For Cup sweetener
     1/2  cup            granulated sugar
  1        tsp             baking soda
     1/2  tsp             ground cinnamon
     1/2  tsp             ground nutmeg
 

Cream filling
  8       oz            reduced fat cream cheese
     1/4 cup           granulated sugar
  1       Tbs           whole wheat pastry flour
  2                       egg whites
  1       tsp            vanilla extract

1. For the Batter: With an electric mixer, beat the pumpkin, applesauce,
egg, and egg whites on medium speed until smooth. In a separate bowl,
combine the flours, Stevia, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg. Slowly
mix the flour mixture into the pumpkin mixture.

2. For the cream cheese filling: Beat the cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, egg
whites and flour until creamy and smooth.

3. Grease 2 8x4x2″ loaf pans. Divide half of the batter between the two
pans. Pour half of the filling in one pan and the other half in the second
pan and smooth with the back of a spoon. Top with the remaining batter.

4. Bake in a 350 degree oven for about 40 minutes, or until a toothpick
inserted comes out clean. Don’t overbake or your bread will be dry on the
edges. Cool and remove from pans. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight
container.

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients – Stevia cup for cup omitted)
———————————————-
 Calories: 139
 Calories From Fat: 35
 Total Fat: 4g
 Cholesterol: 24mg
 Sodium: 213.1mg
 Potassium: 144.1mg
 Carbohydrates: 22.2g
 Fiber: 2.4g
 Sugar: 10.3g
 Protein: 5g

Comments: Nutritional data for Stevia Cup for Cup not included.  Contributes
negligible carbs and calories.

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