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Chocolate Nut Bread

 Chocolate Nut Bread
You can't go wrong with my grandmother's chocolaty bread recipe. It tastes as yummy as it looks...it's my most-requested special-occasion bread...and it never lasts long at bake sales.
20 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2-1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, optional

Directions

  • In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, chocolate and vanilla;
  • mix well. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed
  • mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each
  • addition. Stir in nuts if desired.
  • Pour into four greased 5-in. x 3-in. x 2-in. loaf pans. Bake at
  • 350° for 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the
  • center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pans to
  • wire racks to cool completely. Yield: 4 mini loaves.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 251 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 214 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.