I just love when two great things go great together. In this case: Chocolate and pumpkin.

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread!

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

In this moist, tasty quick bread, the bite of the spices goes perfectly with the sweet creaminess of the chocolate. I highly recommend wrapping this up and saving it for a day before you eat it, so the flavors really develop. I know, I know, easier said than done.

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Here’s the recipe!

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 1 hr
Total: 1 hr 10 mins

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

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This chocolate chip pumpkin bread is moist and flavorful, and makes perfect holiday gifts!
Yield: 1 loaf

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup pure pumpkin puree - canned or homemade
  • 1/3 milk (you can substitute water)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Grease 9 1/4 x 4 1/2 inch loaf pan
  • Beat the butter until creamy (approx. 30 seconds).
  • Add the sugars, and beat 3 - 4 minutes until light and creamy.
  • Add eggs one at a time.
  • Add pumpkin puree, blending on low speed just until combined.
  • Mix the milk and vanilla together in a separate bowl.
  • Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and spices over the pumpkin mixture.
  • Mix the flour and pumpkin mixtures together, gradually pouring in the milk and vanilla. Mix just until well blended, scraping the sides of the bowl as necessary.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Spread batter into pan(s).
  • Loaves take about 60 minutes to bake. I suggest starting the checking for little loaves at around 50. They're done when a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • Enjoy!

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