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Cocoa Clove Pumpkin Bread Recipe is a dark chocolate bread with the flavors of clove and seasonal pumpkin. - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com
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Chocolate Clove Pumpkin Bread

Chocolate Bread Recipe with Pumpkin & Cloves is a rich, dark chocolate bread with a mild spicy aroma of cloves and the seasonal flavor of pumpkin. This easy chocolate bread recipe is sure to be a hit no matter what time of year you serve it!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert, Quick Bread
Cuisine: American Comfort Food
Servings: 24 slices
Calories: 192kcal


  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup grapeseed oil, or other light colored oil
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 4 large eggs, at room temperature
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin puree, not pumpkin pie filling
  • 1 - 2 cups chopped walnuts, optional


  • Preheat oven to 350-degrees.
  • In a large bowl, beat together the eggs, sugar, brown sugar, maple syrup, and oil.
  • In a second large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa powder, salt, and ground cloves.
  • Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and blend until just combined.
  • Stir in the pumpkin puree, and walnuts (if desired) until completely incorporated.
  • Pour the batter evenly into two loaf pans that have been liberally sprayed with baking spray.
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 60 - 70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool on a wire rack for 30 minutes. Turn the bread from the pans and cool for an additional 40 - 60 minutes.


Tools and equipment;
Hand mixer or stand mixer, 2 loaf pans, baking spray, 2 large bowls, wooden spoon, whisk, spatula, measuring spoons, measuring cups.


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 300mg | Potassium: 77mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1.2mg