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Web's Best Chocolate Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Who would have thought a chocolate pumpkin bread recipe could be so good? We love chocolate, of course, and many of us love pumpkin. We seldom think to combine the two. This is a shame, because this combination can be delicious together. Try this recipe and see for yourself.

Tip You can use canned pumpkin or fresh pumpkin that you have cooked and pureed yourself. The canned pumpkin gives a stronger pumpkin taste.

Chocolate Pumpkin Bread Recipe


3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup good quality chocolate chips
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cloves
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 cup oil
2 cups pumpkin
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped nuts, divided
4 eggs
1/2 cup corn syrup


Sift the dry ingredients together.

Place in the bowl of an electric mixer. The KitchenAid KSM150PSAC Artisan Series 5-Quart Mixer is a highly rated choice, if you are in the market for one. Beat eggs until light, adding sugar gradually. Add the corn syrup, oil and pumpkin. Beat well. Remove beaters. Fold in sifted flour mixture until smooth. Add raisins, chocolate chips and 3/4 cup nuts.

Turn battered into two standard loaf pans, either buttered and lined with wax paper or non-stick. Sprinkle remaining nuts on top. Bake at 325 ° F for an hour and fifteen minutes, or until done. A toothpick or cake tester inserted in the center will come out dry when this pumpkin bread recipe is done.

The loaf will crack a little on top.

Turn on to cake racks to cool. Peel away wax paper if used. Cool completely. You can freeze this chocolate pumpkin bread recipe.

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