Ok I almost made it to the official start of autumn, but I just couldn’t wait anymore. It’s pumpkin time. To be specific, chocolate chip pumpkin bread time!
I was pretty good right? Fall officially starts on the 22nd so I was only two days early 🙌🏻. I'm actually pretty impressed with myself that I made it that long. To be honest, I started baking batches of this chocolate chip pumpkin bread in August because I was so excited for autumn.
Let that sink in a second. It was the dog days of summer and I was baking pumpkin bread. That should tell you how much I love this season. And honestly, it’s not just all the delicious pumpkin foods and warm, comforting soups. It’s the weather. After so much dry heat the rain comes back, the wind blows in, and the trees turn the most beautiful colors. And really, chai tea pumpkin spice lattes become a thing. How could you not love it??
Which brings us back to this chocolate chip pumpkin bread. It's super easy to make and is basically my love of all things autumn in a recipe. Somewhat based off my zucchini applesauce bread, you just mix the dry ingredients in one bowl, the wet ingredients in another, combine, add chocolate chips, and bake!
The specifics: this bread is jam packed with spices, chocolate chips and extra fall goodness. I added some molasses and changed the 1 cup white sugar to ⅔ cup white sugar and ⅓ cup brown sugar for deeper flavor. Also, I added a little plain yogurt to make sure every slice is super soft and moist.
Seriously I would eat this chocolate chip pumpkin bread aaaaall year long if I could!
PS. If you want the pumpkin and not chocolate (what?! Ah well to each their own), no worries! Just nix the chips and keep on going 👊🏻.Print