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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pecan Bread

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Warm pumpkin spice bread with chocolate chips bursting throughout topped with pecans


  • stand or hand mixer - mixing bowl
  • 2 loaf pans
  • spatula


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 can pumpkin puree
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp ground gloves
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2-1 cup chopped pecans


  • Preheat the oven to 350 dgrees and prepare loaf pans with either using a release spray like PAM or coating with butter follwed with a ducting a flour. My preferred method is to use the spray.
  • Beat the 4 eggs
  • add the pumpkin, sugar, veg oil, and vanilla and mix well
  • add the flour, salt, baking powder an baking soda followed by the spices ( cinnamon, nutmeg and ground cloves) Mix well
  • Add the chocolate chips and mix by hand folding them in with a spatula
  • Sprinkle pecans into the prepared pans. Use the desired amount you would like on the top of the loafs.
  • Pour batter into the pans on top of the pecans. Fill the pans about 1/2 full.
  • Bake for 60 to 70 minutes. Insert a toothpick and look for toothpick for doneness.
  • Cool in pan for about 15 minutes before removing from the pan. Cool completely before serving
Author: Beverly