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Chocolate Bourbon Pumpkin Bread

Chocolate Bourbon Pumpkin Bread is rich and chocolaty bourbon bread with a hint of your favorite flavor pumpkin spice. This is a great recipe for fall and you will love it.
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Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Servings: 8 Slices
Calories: 437kcal


  • Loaf Pan


  • 1 C Flour
  • ½ C Hershey Dark Cocoa Powder
  • 2 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 ½ C pure pumpkin puree
  • ¾ C Light Brown Sugar
  • ½ C Canola Oil
  • ¼ C buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp Bourbon
  • 1 C chocolate chips divided


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray your 9x5 loaf pan with pam baking spray
  • Using a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt
  • Using a large bowl, beat together until combined the pumpkin puree, brown sugar, canola oil, buttermilk, eggs, vanilla and bourbon
  • Gradually whisk in the dry ingredients
  • Fold in ¾ C of the chocolate chips
  • Scoop and smooth batter into the loaf pan
  • Place into the oven for 30 minutes
  • When the 30 minutes is up, sprinkle remaining chocolate chips onto the top of the bread
  • Continue to bake for another 20-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  • Allow to cool completely before enjoying!


If you want to leave out the bourbon in your recipe you can do. 


Serving: 1Slice | Calories: 437kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 351mg | Potassium: 246mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 7271IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 3mg