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Best Ever Chocolate Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Calling all chocolate and pumpkin lovers! This recipe will by far blow your taste buds away. This Chocolate Pumpkin Bread Recipe is sweet and chocolatey and will be a great bread recipe to use for a breakfast treat, dessert, or part of brunch.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate pumpkin bread
Servings: 8
Author: Jill


  • 1 C Flour
  • ½ C Hershey Dark Cocoa Powder
  • 2 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 ½ C pure pumpkin puree
  • ¾ C Light Brown Sugar
  • ½ C Canola Oil
  • ¼ C buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp Bourbon
  • 1 C chocolate chips divided


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray your 9x5 loaf pan with pam baking spray
  • Using a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt
  • Using a large bowl, beat together until combined the pumpkin puree, brown sugar, canola oil, buttermilk, eggs, vanilla and bourbon
  • Gradually whisk in the dry ingredients
  • Fold in ¾ C of the chocolate chips
  • Scoop and smooth batter into the loaf pan
  • Place into the oven for 30 minutes
  • When the 30 minutes is up, sprinkle remaining chocolate chips onto the top of the bread
  • Continue to bake for another 20-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  • Allow to cool completely before enjoying!