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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread (Makes 1 loaf)

Just when you think its traditional pumpkin bread, the chocolate chips get your attention. Here’s a quick bread that could even double as dessert.

1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 and 3/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
3/4 cup mashed cooked pumpkin
3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup chopped pecans, divided

1. Cream together butter and sugar.

2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

3. Sift together flour, soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves.

4. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture alternately with pumpkin, beginning and ending with flour mixture.

5. Stir in chocolate chips and 1/2 cup pecans.

6. Spoon mixture into a greased and parchment-lined or floured 9x5-inch baking pan.

7. Sprinkle batter with remaining 1/4 cup pecans.

8. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 55-65 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

9. Cool bread in pan 10 minutes, remove from pan.

10. Continue cooling on wire rack.

 

Nutritional Information per slice:
(20 slices per loaf) 194 calories,11 grams fat, 3 grams protein, 23 grams carbohydrate, 1 gram fiber, 34 milligrams cholesterol, 158 milligrams sodium