Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

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I have been making this recipe for years. It makes wonderful gifts and freezes well. I bake mine in coffee cans, but you can use loaf pans or mini loaf pans for gifts. Wrap in colorful cellophane and tie with a pretty ribbon.


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3 loaves
15 Min
1 Hr


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3 c
granulated sugar
1 (14) can(s)
1 c
vegetable oil
2/3 c
3 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
ground cinnamon
1 Tbsp
ground nutmeg
2 Tbsp
baking soda
1 1/2 tsp
1 (6) oz
semi-sweet mini chocloate chips
1/2 c
walnuts, chopped

How to Make Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread


  • 1In large bowl, combine sugar, pumpkin, oil, water, and eggs; beat until smooth.
  • 2Blend in flour, spices, baking soda and salt.
  • 3Fold in chocolate chips and nuts.
  • 4Grease and flour 3 (1 lb.) coffee cans or 3 loaf pans. Fill cans 1/2-3/4 full.
  • 5Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until a knife when inserted comes out clean.
  • 6Cool on wire racks before removing from cans/pans.
  • 7Wrap in cellophane once completely cooled.
  • 8To freeze: wrap in cellophane, then foil and place in a ZipLoc freezer bag.

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About Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

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