Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cake Recipe
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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cake Recipe

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It's surprising how perfectly chocolate and pumpkin combine in this two-toned firm cake. This flavorful mixture of ingredients really does take the cake! Laurene Hunsicker, Canton, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 65 min. + cooling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 65 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans, divided

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 494 calories, 25 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 239 mg sodium, 68 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon; add to the creamed mixture alternately with pumpkin, beating well after each addition. Fold in chocolate chips.
  2. Divide batter in half. Stir melted chocolate into one portion. In a well-greased 10-in. fluted tube pan, sprinkle 1/2 cup pecans. Spoon chocolate batter over pecans; top with pumpkin batter. Sprinkle with remaining pecans.
  3. Bake at 325° for 65-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 15 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cake in Taste of Home August/September 2008, p59

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 494 calories, 25 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 239 mg sodium, 68 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 6 g protein.

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Reviewed Sep. 22, 2014

"Very moist!"

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Reviewed Feb. 5, 2014

"This is one of my absolute favorite recipes and have been making it for a few years. It turns out great every time. The combination of pumpkin and chocolate are perfect. I wouldn't change a thing! I receive many compliments on this."

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Reviewed Nov. 29, 2013

"I love the combination of pumpkin and chocolate. I did substitute pumpkin pie spice for the cinnamon and thought it gave it a little more zip. I will definitely make this recipe again."

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Reviewed Nov. 13, 2013

"So moist & tasty. Love the pumpkin/chocolate combination. This is a fall favorite of ours."

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Reviewed Oct. 13, 2013

"Wow. Excellent cake! So moist and the pumpkin and chocolate go really well together. This one's a keeper."

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