Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cake

Erlene Martin

By
@mamalene

This recipe is from one of my many cookbooks,I added the chocolate glaze to this recipe, because my family likes chocolate glaze on the Pumpkin Chocolate Chip cookies I bake. ENJOY!


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Serves:

12

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

1 Hr 10 Min

Ingredients

3/4 c
butter, softened
1 1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 can(s)
(15oz.) solid-pack pumpkin
1 c
( 60z.) semi-chocolate chips
2 oz
unsweetened chocolate,melted and cooled
3/4 c
finely chopped pecans, divided
choclate glaze:
3/4 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
3 Tbsp
butter or margarine
3 Tbsp
corn syrup, light
2-3 tsp
hot water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugars until light and fluffy.Add eggs one at a time,beating well after each addition.Beat in vanilla.Sift
flour,baking powder,baking soda and cinnamon;add to the creamed mixture alternately with pumpkin,beating well after each addition.Fold in chocolate chips
2
Divide batter in half. Stir melted chocolate into one portion.In a well greased 10-in.fluted tube pan sprinkle 1/2 cup pecans.Spoon chocolate batter over Pecans;top with pumpkin batter.Sprinkle with remaining pecans.
3
Bake at 325-degrees for 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 15.minutes before removing from pan to wire rack.
4
Chocolate Glaze: Heat all ingredients except water in 1 quart saucepan over low heat,stirring frequently,until chocolate chips are melted.cool about 10 minutes.Stir in hot water,1 teaspoon at a time, until consistency of thick syrup.
5
After cake has cooled put on cake plate. drizzle with chocolate glaze.
6
the glaze does not have to be added.you could dust it with powdered sugar instead. which ever works for you. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #pumkin