Chocolate Bread

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Elmo5922

An easy chocolate quick bread. Not too sweet. Tastes better the next day!

Top Review by Sally Sasquatch

After reading the other reviews, I decided to prevent dryness by adding 1/4 cup of applesauce and using canola oil instead of melted butter. I omitted the nuts, because the kids dont' like them, and threw in a handful of mini chocolate chips. The bread came out nice, and fairly moist, although I think it would have been terribly dry without the addition of the applesauce and chocolate chips. I made mini loaves and baked for 35 minutes, which is 5 minutes less than I usually bake quick breads in my mini loaf pans. Also important to note, is that I am baking this at a high altitude, which usually requires less oil. If I were baking this at sea level, I would increase the oil / butter to at least 1/3, maybe 1/2 cup. or add 1/3 cup applesauce in addition to the butter called for in the recipe. Overall, with the additions I made, it was a nice bread with a good flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 9x5x3” loaf pan.
  3. Combine all dry ingredients (except sugar) and set aside.
  4. Stir togethe the egg, butter, milk, sugar, and vanilla.
  5. Add dry ingredients and stir until evenly moistened.
  6. Fold in pecans (I like to toast the pecans on a cookie sheet in the oven before I start).
  7. Pour batter into the greased loaf pan.
  8. Smooth out the top.
  9. Bake for 45-50 minutes.
  10. Let bread sit in pan on a cooling rack for 10 minutes.
  11. Remove from pan and let cool completely.

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