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Cocoa Clove Pumpkin Bread Recipe is a dark chocolate bread with the flavors of clove and seasonal pumpkin. - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com
Quick Chocolate Bread Recipe with Pumpkin & Cloves
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
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!
Course: Dessert, Quick Bread
Cuisine: American Comfort Food
Keyword: chocolate bread recipe, cocoa powder bread recipe, how to make chocolate bread
Servings: 24 slices
Calories: 192 kcal
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  • 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
  1. Preheat oven to 350-degrees.

  2. In a large bowl, beat together the eggs, sugar, brown sugar, maple syrup, and oil.

  3. In a second large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa powder, salt, and ground cloves.

  4. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and blend until just combined.

  5. Stir in the pumpkin puree, and walnuts (if desired) until completely incorporated.

  6. Pour the batter evenly into two loaf pans that have been liberally sprayed with baking spray.

  7. Bake in a preheated oven for 60 - 70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

  8. Cool on a wire rack for 30 minutes. Turn the bread from the pans and cool for an additional 40 - 60 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Tools and equipment;

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

Nutrition Facts
Quick Chocolate Bread Recipe with Pumpkin & Cloves
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 192 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 300mg13%
Potassium 77mg2%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Sugar 26g29%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 50IU1%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.