Buttermilk Chocolate Bread

I serve this rich cake-like bread and its creamy honey butter often at Christmas time. It makes a great brunch item but also goes well on a dinner buffet.

Buttermilk Chocolate Bread

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ½

    Cup Butter or Margarine, softened

  • 1

    Cup Sugar

  • 2

    Eggs

  • Cup Flour

  • ½

    Cup Cocoa

  • ½

    tsp. Salt

  • ½

    tsp. Baking Powder

  • ½

    tsp. Baking Soda

  • 1

    Cup Buttermilk

  • Cup Chopped Pecans

  • Chocolate Honey Butter:

  • ½

    Cup Butter, softened

  • 2

    Tbs. Honey

  • 2

    Tbs. Chocolate Syrup

Directions

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine the flour, cocoa, salt, baking powder, and baking soda; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Fold in pecans. Pour into a greased loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from loaf pan to a wire rack. In a small mixing bowl, beat butter until fluffy. Add honey and chocolate syrup; mix well. Serve with the bread.


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