Chocolate Tea Bread Recipe

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When people sample this chocolaty moist bread, they're surprised that biscuit mix is an ingredient.—Geri Davis, Prescott, Arizona
Recommended: Chai Recipes
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 cups biscuit/baking mix
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Cream cheese or orange marmalade, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 137 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 193mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a bowl, beat egg. Gradually add sugar; mix well. Add orange juice alternately with biscuit mix. Fold in chocolate, nuts and vanilla.
  2. Pour into a greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until bread tests done. Cool for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Serve with cream cheese or marmalade if desired. Yield: 1 loaf.
Originally published as Chocolate Tea Bread in Country Woman November/December 1996, p35

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