October 24, 2008

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

I just typed this recipe out in an email to a friend who wanted it, so I thought I'd post it on the blog as well. Y'all, this bread is GOOD! It's definitely not low-fat, but just do what I do: bake it, taste it, and then give it all away before you inhale both loaves :).

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread
1 can pumpkin
4 eggs, beaten
1 cup oil
1/2 cup cold water
3 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
3 cups sugar
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
2 cups chocolate chips

Combine pumpkin, eggs, oil, and water. Mix flour, baking soda, sugar, spices, and salt in separate bowl and then add to pumpkin mixture. Mix well. Fold in chocolate chips. Place batter in 2 well-greased loaf pans and bake at 350 for 1 hour or until done.

*I had to bake mine for almost an hour and a half before they were done. Just do the tooth-pick test since every oven is different.


Chad Toney said...

I'm always telling my wife to give away baked goods! Sometimes I cross the line into being rude, but it really is a compliment...I will eat that stuff every time I pass the kitchen. Not good!

Beth said...

Okay, I did an experiment with my bread. I substituted the 4 eggs with 1 c. egg beaters, used applesauce for all but 2 T of the oil, and used splenda for 1/2 of the sugar. It's not as good as the real thing, but a pretty good compromise. I haven't figured all the nutritional info but cutting the oil and sugar saves a bunch of calories and fat. Unfortunately for me, I think that means I can eat more!!

Sean and Stephanie said...

Beth, I love having a friend who's a nutritionist! Bring some Monday night so I can taste it, unless you eat it all by then ;0).

The Joiners said...

Thanks to you I am now drooling on my desk :) I am excited to try this recipe this week!

Beth said...

Sorry Steph I took it to the fall festival and didn't have any to bring...

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