Baking with kids? Try this delicious bread.
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add one egg at a time mix well after each addition.
In a separate bowl blend together flour, baking soda, salt, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg and the ginger.
Slowly stir 1/3 of the flour mixture into the sugar mixture. Then stir 1/3 of the pumpkin into the sugar mixture.
Next stir in 1/3 of the flour and then the rest of the pumpkin. Finally stir in the last of the flour mixture.
Gently fold in chocolate chips and 3/4 cup of pecans. Pour mixture into loaf pan and sprinkle with remaining pecans.
Bake for one hour until a knife inserted in the middle of the loaf comes out clean.
Remove from the oven and cool completely.
For the icing stir together the confectioners' sugar and heavy cream. Add 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg and stir until smooth.
Drizzle icing over bread loaf when completely cooled.