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Pumpkin Mocha Swirl Quick Bread

Incredibly soft and loaded with fall flavors, this pumpkin mocha swirl quick bread is one for the fall record books! Nothing beats that luscious swirl of mocha.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Calories 315kcal


Pumpkin Bread

  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Mocha Swirl

  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup brewed espresso


Pumpkin Bread

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Line a 9x5 loaf pan with parchment paper, letting it hang over the sides. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk melted butter, sugar, yogurt, pumpkin, eggs, sugar, and vanilla until smooth. Whisk in flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and pumpkin pie spice until batter is smooth. Scrape half of batter into prepared pan and gently smooth top. Set aside for a moment.

Mocha Swirl

  • In a small bowl, combine semisweet chips and espresso. Microwave 30 seconds until slightly melted, stir and return to microwave until melted.
  • Swirl half of mocha mixture into bread, then top with remaining batter and swirl remaining mocha mixture on top.
  • Bake bread at 350F 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean. Cool bread completely, then remove from pan to a cooling rack. Slice bread and enjoy!


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 41.2g | Protein: 12.6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7.3g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 294mg | Potassium: 326mg | Fiber: 2.9g | Sugar: 28.1g | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 1mg