Personalized Chef Aprons and More!
Preheat oven to 350F. Butter and flour 9x5x2 1/2-inch
pan. Sift first 5 ingredients into medium bowl. Using electric mixer,
beat butter in large bowl until smooth. Gradually beat in sugar, then
beat in eggs 1 at a time. Beat in pumpkin and vanilla. Beat dry
ingredients into pumpkin mixture alternately with milk. Stir in
chocolate chips and nuts. Transfer batter to prepared pan.
Bake loaf cake until tester inserted into center
comes out clean,
about 55 minutes. Cool in pan on rack 15 minutes. Turn cake out onto
rack; cool completely. (Can be made 2 days ahead. Wrap in plastic;
store at room temperature.)