Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bundt Cake
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Recipe type: Cake - Bundt Cakes
Serves: 12
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 & ½ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ t baking powder
  • ½ t baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 ounces soft butter
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons dark molasses
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons orange zest
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped [3/4 cup chocolate chips]
  1. Preheat the oven to 350ยบ. Generously butter a 10 cup or larger bundt pan. Sprikle in 1 tablespoon of flour, and turn pan to coat all surfaces - tap out extra flour. [or use a baking spray]
  2. In medium bowl, whisk together the flours, cinnamon, ginger, baking powder and soda and salt - set aside.
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer, or a large mixing bowl, if using a hand mixer, cream together the soft butter and sugar, mixing for about 2 minutes once they are combined.
  4. Beat in the eggs.
  5. Beat in the pumpkin and vanilla.
  6. Add the dry ingredients in 3 parts, alternating with the buttermilk.
  7. Mix in the chopped chocolate or chips.
  8. Spread evenly in the prepared bundt pan.
  9. Bake on center oven rack for about 40 to 45 minutes. A toothpick inserted near the middle should come out clean.
  10. Cool in pan for 5 minutes, and then remove to a cooling rack. You may have to wiggle a table knife in around the edges to loosen them from the pan.
  11. Serve with a sprinkle of powdered sugar, whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
Recipe by The Creekside Cook at