This homemade pumpkin bread is extra delicious, supremely moist and bursting with fall flavor! So easy to make and a guaranteed hit with friends and family this vacation season. This easy pumpkin chocolate chip bread recipe is sure to become a new family favorite.

top down view of pumpkin bread still in loaf pan

Course : bread

 Cuisine : American

 Keyword : pumpkin bread, pumpkin chocolate chip bread 

Prep Time : 10 minutes 

Cook Time : 50 minutes 

Total Time : 1 hour 

Servings : 24

Calories : 217kcal


  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 4 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 cups canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)
two image collage of pumpkin bread batter being mixed together in glass bowl
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup applesauce OR canola oil
  • 3 eggs room temperature
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup mini semi sweet chocolate chips reserve a couple tablespoons for the top of the bread if desired
two image collage of ready pumpkin bread batter and the batter poured into prepared bread pan


  • Preheat oven to 350F. Grease two 8×4 in loaf pans and line with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda and pumpkin pie spice. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together pumpkin, brown sugar, granulated sugar, applesauce OR oil, eggs, and vanilla extract.
  • Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients, mixing just until moistened and combined.
  • Fold in chocolate chips, reserving a small amount of mini chocolate chips for topping if desired.
  • Pour half of the batter into each of the prepared loaf pans and bake for 50 to 55 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool for 10 minutes in the pan before removing to a wire rack to cool
three slices of pumpkin chocolate chip bread laying on each either on a piece of parchment
  • completely.


Calories: 217kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 162mg | Potassium: 197mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 3218IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 2mg