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Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

Chocolate Pumpkin Bread combines the flavors of pumpkin spice and swirls of rich chocolate to create a moist, easy, quick bread. It's a great fall loaf, for breakfast, brunch, or dessert.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate pumpkin bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8 slices
Calories 352kcal
Author Rebecca Swanner


Pumpkin Bread

  • cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch ground cloves
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup 100% pumpkin puree like Simply Organic Solid Packed Pumpkin
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil melted
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • ¼ cup buttermilk

Chocolate Swirl

  • 2 Tbsp. cocoa powder
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips melted


  • Spray loaf pan with nonstick spray.
  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, and cloves in medium bowl. Set aside.
  • Combine sugar, pumpkin puree, and oil in mixing bowl at medium speed until it reaches an even consistency.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, letting the mixer run for 30 seconds in between each addition.
  • Turn mixer to low and add 1/3 of dry mixture.
  • Add ½ of buttermilk.
  • Add dry mixture. Add buttermilk. Add remaining dry mixture.

Chocolate Swirl

  • Place one cup of batter in small bowl and combine with cocoa powder and melted chocolate.

Chocolate Pumpkin Bread Assembly

  • Add ½ of chocolate-free batter to prepared loaf pan and spread to create even layer.
  • Add ¾ of chocolate batter on top and spread to create even layer.
  • Add remaining chocolate-free layer, spread evenly.
  • Add remaining chocolate layer, spread evenly.
  • Bake for 55 minutes or until knife inserted into loaf comes out clean.
  • Let cool on cooling rack for 5-7 minutes then remove from pan and let cool fully.


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 352kcal