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Chocolate Chunk Pumpkin Bread Recipe

  • Author: Elizabeth Waterson I Confessions of a Baking Queen
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 50
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 10-12 slices 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


This quick bread recipe for Chocolate Chunk Pumpkin Bread is quick and easy but full of flavor. The perfect fall snack that belongs at your Halloween Party and Thanksgiving morning!



  • 4oz (1 stick/ 1/2 cup) Unsalted butter, melted
  • 100 Grams (1/2 Cup) Brown Sugar
  • 100 Grams (1/2 Cup) Granulated Sugar
  • 7.5oz Pure Pumpkin Puree
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 218 Grams (1 3/4 Cup) All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon, Ground Ginger, Ground Cloves (feel free to add 1 tsp of Nutmeg too)
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 4.5oz Chocolate Chunks or Chips (optional)
  • Brown Sugar for sprinkle on top (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350F /180Cand grease a 9X5 loaf pan.
  2. In a large bowl add the melted butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar and mix to combine. Then whisk in eggs, vanilla extract, and pumpkin purée.
  3. Add flour, baking soda, salt, ground ginger, ground cinnamon, and ground cloves. Gently fold the dry ingredients until just combined then fold in chocolate chunks/chips.
  4. Pour into prepared pan and bake for approximately 40 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean with no wet batter. Let cool on a wire rack for at least 30 minutes before inverting to cool completely.

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