Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cake

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cake Recipe

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Erlene Martin


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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  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2
  • 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

How to Make Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cake


  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 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 could dust it with powdered sugar instead. which ever works for you. Enjoy!

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About Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cake

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

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