Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Dotted with chocolate chips, pumpkin bread is almost like a delightful dessert!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

3:10

Hrs:Mins

Makes

2

loaves

4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking soda
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon ground nutmeg
2
cups sugar
3/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
4
eggs
1/2
cup water
1
can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
1
cup plus 2 tablespoons miniature semisweet chocolate chips
2
tablespoons chopped pecans
2
teaspoons sugar
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of two 8x4-inch loaf pans with shortening; lightly flour (or spray bottoms of pans with cooking spray; do not flour).
  2. In medium bowl, stir flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg until mixed; set aside.
  3. In large bowl, beat 2 cups sugar and the butter with electric mixer on medium speed 1 to 2 minutes or until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in water and pumpkin on low speed. Add flour mixture; beat on low speed about 1 minute or until moistened. Stir in 1 cup of the chocolate chips. Spread evenly in pans. Sprinkle tops with remaining 2 tablespoons chocolate chips, the pecans and 2 teaspoons sugar.
  4. Bake 1 hour 5 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours.
Makes 2 loaves (16 slices each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
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To ensure your loaf has a gently rounded top and no "lipping" at the edges, grease or spray only the bottom of the pans.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Slice)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 190mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 30g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 16g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.