Chai Pumpkin Spice Loaf with Cream Cheese Frosting

We’re here to help you add some serious plant-based spice into your life with this warming and autumn-infused chai spice pumpkin loaf with cream cheese frosting that will leave you saying oh-my-gourd!

Serves: 4-6

Prep time: 30 minutes

Total time: 1 hour and 30 minutes

  • Plant-based


  • 1 1/2 cup pumpkin purée
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup Earth’s Own Butter
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 chia egg  (1 tbsp chia and 2 1/2 tbsps water)
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp chai spice*
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/3 cup crushed pecans or fav nut of choice

Chai Spice

  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp powdered ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp fine black pepper

Chai Cream Cheese Frosting


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix all the chai spice ingredients together and set aside (or use a premade blend!).
  3. Next up mix your dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, baking soda, chai spice and salt.
  4. Mix together your chia egg so it has time to congeal.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine your butter and brown sugar together thoroughly, then add your chia egg, vanilla, pumpkin and mix well.
  6. Slowly add in your dry ingredients to your wet until fully combined.
  7. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper. 

* Pro tip: Crunch up your paper and run under water to soften it. Squeeze your paper out well and line your tin pan.

  1. Pour the loaf mixture into your pan and then place in the oven for 50 mins (ovens vary so make sure you keep an eye on it!).
  2. While the loaf is baking, it’s time to make your frosting! Add all of the icing ingredients together, mix well and place in the fridge.
  3. Once your loaf has cooled down, generously smear the icing on top and sprinkle it with pecans or your fav nuts!

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