The Most Amazing Pumpkin-Chocolate Chip Loaf Bread

“If you are a pumpkin lover like me, then here is an all-time winner.... I must have collected hundreds of pumpkin recipes over the years..this recipe from my 10 star cake collection...and it is just what the heading says, amazingly delicious...If desired these could be baked in mini loaf pans, but remember to adjust the baking to a less time, and also the chocolate chips could be replaced with chopped walnuts.”
READY IN:
1hr 20mins
YIELD:
1 9x5 inch loaf cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Position rack to center position.
  3. Butter a 9" x 5" metal loaf pan.
  4. In a bowl, sift first 7 dry ingredients.
  5. With an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar in a large bowl, until light and fluffy.
  6. Gradually beat in eggs.
  7. Beat in pumpkin puree, lemon peel and vanilla.
  8. In a small bowl whisk together the sour cream and half and half.
  9. Beat in sour cream mixture with flour mixture alternately into the batter in 2 additions.
  10. Fold in chocolate chips.
  11. Transfer batter to prepared baking dish.
  12. Sprinkle top with 1-2 tbsp sugar.
  13. Bake for approx 70 minutes, or until loaf bread test done.
  14. Note: this loaf cake can be made up to two days ahead.
  15. Wrap in foil; store at room temperature.

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