It’s not officially fall until the pumpkin bread is baking, so start preheating and get ready for the house to smell heavenly because we are popping this Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pecan Bread perfection in the oven, stat!
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Sweet Spices, Chocolate and Crunch…Swoon!
This perfectly textured pumpkin bread has hints of sweet cinnamon and nutmeg, rich dark chocolate and the crunch of salty roasted pecans.
Wanna Make it Gluten Free? No problem!
If gluten free living is your thang, you don’t have to sacrifice taste or texture. I use Gluten Free Jovial Pastry Flour, because it’s the best for baking and works perfectly in this decadent pumpkin bread. It’s also soaked for easy digestion!
The Recipe: Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pecan Bread
Sweet chocolate pumpkin bread with hints of cinnamon, nutmeg and salty pecans
- 3 cups of your favorite flour I use Gluten Free Jovial Pastry Flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 3/4 cup butter room temp (plus 1 tablespoon for pan prep)
- 3 cups granulated organic sugar
- 3 large eggs
- 15 oz canned pumpkin purée plain, not pumpkin pie mix (1 can)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla or vanilla paste
- 1 1/2 cup chopped roasted salted pecans (reserve 1/2 cup for topping)
- 1 1/2 cup milk chocolate ordark chocolate chips (reserve the 1/2 cup for topping)
Preheat oven to 325 degrees, place oven rack in center position, use a paper towel to wipe sides and bottom of pans with butter, then dust with flour, set aside
In a medium size bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Set aside
In a large bowl mix butter and sugar, then add eggs, vanilla and pumpkin purée and mix until smooth
Add dry ingredients a little at a time, and mix until well combined
Using a spatula, add 1 cup pecans and 1 cup chocolate chips and mix well (reserve remaining 1/2 of each for top of bread)
Separate batter into loaf pans, tap pans on counter firmly and smooth top with spatula. Sprinkle each bread loaf with remaining chocolate chips and nuts
Bake in the oven for 40-45 minutes, until inserted toothpick comes out clean
Allow to cool before slicing, serve
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