Chocolate Tea Bread

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by spatchcock

This looks wonderful. I think it would be great to give as a gift or to serve for breakfast on a holiday.

Top Review by Gabby LSW

this was delicious and so easy to put together. I made it this morning and one loaf is over half gone. It's not too sweet but has enough sweet and chocolate to cure a craving. Made for My 3 Chefs, fall 2009.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Grease and flour (I just use Pam) 2 loaf pans.
  3. In a large mixer bowl, combine flour, sugar, applesauce, cocoa powder, butter, water, eggs, baking soda, salt and vanilla.
  4. Beat at low speed 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
  5. Beat in pecans and chocolate chips.
  6. Pour into baking pans.
  7. Bake 45 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  8. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes.
  9. Remove if desired.
  10. Cool breads completely.

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