The Best Pumpkin Bread

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This pumpkin bread is super moist, loaded with pumpkin spice flavor, and packed with chocolate chips. It’s the best pumpkin bread recipe you’ll ever bake!

Why You’ll Love This Pumpkin Bread

  • Packed with Fall Flavor: Making pumpkin bread is a sure sign that fall is here! This bread is spiced with pumpkin pie spice, a blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, allspice, and cloves, bringing all the warm fall flavors together.
  • Super Easy to Make: This recipe is straightforward and simple. Mix your wet ingredients, add the dry ones, stir in the chocolate chips, and it’s ready to bake in 15 minutes or less!
  • Amazing Texture: This pumpkin bread is incredibly moist without being dense. Each bite will melt in your mouth.

The Best Pumpkin Bread

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 1 loaf


**For the Pumpkin Bread:**

  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour spooned and leveled
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 ¼ cups granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • ¾ cup buttermilk at room temperature
  • ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


**For the Pumpkin Bread:**

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda, and salt.
  • In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar together with an electric mixer on high speed until fluffy, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the eggs and vanilla, and mix for 1 minute on medium-high speed until pale in color.
  • Add the pumpkin puree and buttermilk, and mix until combined.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake for 65-70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean with only a few crumbs.
  • Let the bread cool completely in the pan on a cooling rack. If desired, sprinkle extra chocolate chips over the bread 15 minutes after it’s out of the oven.
  • Once completely cooled, remove the bread from the pan, slice, and serve!
  • Store the bread in an airtight container for up to four days. Enjoy!

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