Buttermilk Chocolate Bread

Looking for a homemade bread recipe? Then check out this wonderful loaf made with chocolate and buttermilk.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1
cup sugar
1/2
cup margarine or butter, softened
2
eggs
1
cup buttermilk
1 3/4
cups all purpose or unbleached flour
1/2
cup unsweetened cocoa
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup chopped nuts
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 8x4 or 9x5-inch loaf pan. In large bowl, combine sugar and margarine; blend well. Add eggs; beat well. Stir in buttermilk.
  • 2 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Add flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in nuts. Pour into greased pan.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 55 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. Remove bread from pan. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled. Wrap tightly and store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Slice
    Calories
    260
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    280mg
    280%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    18g
    18%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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