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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Chocolate Tea Bread

If you are a fan of quick breads and chocolate, you are going to love this bread. It is fantastic!

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit(175 Celsius).
Grease and flour a 9"x5" loaf pan.

Ingredients:
1-3/4 cups flour
1 cup cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup softened unsalted butter ( if using salted butter, omit the salt)
1-1/3 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs
1 cup sour cream

In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder,baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Set aside.
In another mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar.
Beat in the vanilla extract.
One at a time, beat in the eggs.
Blend in the sour cream.
Gradually mix in the flour mixture.
Scrape the batter into the greased and floured loaf pan.
Bake for 60-70 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean when poked into the middle of the bread.
Remove from the oven and let sit for about 15 minutes.
Loosen and remove from pan and let cool on a wire rack.

Makes 1 loaf.

6 comments:

  1. Oh god. This is NOT helping my THIRTY DAY SHRED regimen. Damn you, Jillian Michaels. Damn you.

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  2. THIS BREAD IS GREAT RIGHT OUT OF THE OVEN WITH BUTTER! THAT'S WHAT I'M TALIN ABOUT!

    LON

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  3. Who doesn't love chocolate? And this bread sounds quite yummy! Ruth, I look forward to making this bread, and thank you for sharing the recipe.

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    1. It is really good. I hope you enjoy it!

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