Luscious Fusion: Peaches & Cream Cheese Loaf

Embark on a journey of irresistible flavors with the delectable Peaches & Cream Cheese Loaf. This moist and flavorful loaf marries the juicy sweetness of peaches with the creamy richness of cream cheese. With every bite, you’ll experience a harmonious blend of textures and a burst of summery goodness that’s perfect for breakfast, brunch, or a delightful snack.


For the Loaf:

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup fresh or canned peaches, chopped and drained

For the Cream Cheese Swirl:

  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


1. Preheat and Prepare: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a standard loaf pan.

2. Dry Ingredients Dance: In a bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ground cinnamon, and ground nutmeg. Set aside.

3. Creamy Butter Blend: In a separate mixing bowl, cream the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.

4. Egg and Vanilla Euphoria: Beat in the eggs one at a time, followed by the vanilla extract.

5. Sour Cream Sensation: Mix in the sour cream until the batter is smooth and well combined.

6. Flour Flourish: Gradually add the dry flour mixture to the wet ingredients, stirring until just combined.

7. Peachy Perfection: Gently fold in the chopped and drained peaches

into the batter. Be careful not to overmix.

8. Cream Cheese Swirl Symphony: In a separate bowl, prepare the cream cheese swirl by beating the cream cheese, granulated sugar, egg yolk, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.

9. Loaf Layering: Pour half of the batter into the prepared loaf pan. Spoon half of the cream cheese swirl mixture on top.

10. Second Act: Layer the remaining batter over the cream cheese swirl. Spoon the rest of the cream cheese mixture on top.

11. Swirling Artistry: Use a knife or a toothpick to gently swirl the cream cheese mixture into the batter, creating a marbled effect.

12. Baking Brilliance: Bake in the preheated oven for about 45-55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.

13. Cooling Grace: Once baked, let the Peaches & Cream Cheese Loaf cool in the pan for about 10 minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.

14. Slicing and Savoring: Once fully cooled, slice the loaf and savor each bite of the moist, fruity, and creamy goodness.

The Peaches & Cream Cheese Loaf combines the juicy sweetness of peaches with the creamy allure of cream cheese to create a delectable treat. This loaf is a celebration of flavors and textures that captures the essence of summertime bliss, whether enjoyed with your morning coffee or as a delightful afternoon snack.