Pumpkin Cheese Bread

2 1/2 cups sugar
1 (8oz) pkg. cream cheese
1/2 cup butter
4 eggs
1 (16oz) can pumpkin
3 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp ground cloves

Combine sugar, cream cheese and butter, mixing at med. speed on electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time mixing well after each addition. Blend in pumpkin. Add combined dry ingredients, mixing just until moistened. Pour into 2 greased and floured 9×5 inch loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until test done. cool on wire racks.
Source: Susanna Freeman