Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread is the perfect fall recipe. It's chocolatey, it's pumpkiny, and it's super delicious! This easy pumpkin bread recipe is simple enough to make any time you need a treat throughout the season, and it makes a fun holiday recipe too. This recipe for pumpkin bread with chocolate chips mixes everything I love about autumn!

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pumpkin bread, pumpkin chocolate chip bread
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings: 16
Calories: 222kcal
Author: Becky Hardin - The Cookie Rookie
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread is the perfect fall recipe. It's chocolatey, it's pumpkiny, and it's super delicious! This easy pumpkin bread recipe is simple enough to make any time you need a treat throughout the season, and it makes a fun holiday recipe too. This recipe for pumpkin bread with chocolate chips mixes everything I love about autumn!
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice store bought or click for homemade recipe
  • 1 stick ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 3 large eggs beaten lightly
  • 1 15 ounce can 100% Pure Pumpkin (Libby’s is best)
  • 4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chunks
  • Topping - optional:
  • 2 ounces semi-sweet chocolate shards

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 350°F (325°F if using glass pans). Spray the pans with nonstick baking spray and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder and pumpkin pie spice; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the melted butter, applesauce, granulated sugar and brown sugar.
  • Add the beaten eggs and whisk until well incorporated.
  • Add the pumpkin and whisk until well incorporated.
  • Fold in the flour mixture and mix, with a rubber spatula or wooden spoon, until no flour is visible. The mixture will be a little lumpy.
  • Fold in the chocolate chunks. Do not over-mix.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pans. The batter should not fill the pans more than 2/3rds full. If desired, sprinkle chocolate shards on top.
  • Bake at 350°F (325°F for glass pans) 65-75 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean (except for some melted chocolate).
  • Cool the loaves in the pans for 10 minutes then transfer the bread to a wire rack to cool. The bread can be served warm or room temperature.
  • Enjoy

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Notes

Makes 2 loaves. Serving size is one slice each (8 slices per loaf)

Nutrition

Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 232mg | Potassium: 159mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 83.7% | Vitamin C: 1.5% | Calcium: 3.8% | Iron: 10.3%