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Delicious Chocolate Quick Bread

Delicious Chocolate Quick BreadTry this easy chocolate quick bread for your family, they will absolutely love it!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 cup buttermilk or sour milk*
1/2 cup chopped pecans - divided use(optional)
1/4 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels

Chocolate Honey Butter:
1/2 cup NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels
1/2 cup (1 stick) softened butter
2 tablespoons honey

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.
  2. Combine flour, cocoa, salt, baking powder and baking soda in medium bowl. Beat butter and sugar in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture alternately with buttermilk. Fold in 1/4 cup pecans. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes. Top with morsels and remaining pecans; continue baking for 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes; remove to wire rack to cool completely. Serve with Chocolate Honey Butter.
  4. For Chocolate Honey Butter: Microwave morsels in small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 30 seconds; STIR. The morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10 to 15-second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted; let cool. Beat cooled morsels, butter and honey in small mixer bowl until fluffy. Makes about 1 cup.

Makes 16 servings.

*If you do not have buttermilk on hand, you can substitute sour milk made with NESTLÉ CARNATION Evaporated Milk (Regular, Lowfat or Fat Free). Measure 1/2 cup NESTLÉ CARNATION Evaporated Milk into glass measuring cup. Add 1/2 cup water and 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice; stir. Let stand for 5 minutes before using.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe): Calories: 300 Calories from Fat: 160 Total Fat: 18 g Saturated Fat: 10 g Cholesterol: 60 mg Sodium: 230 mg Carbohydrates: 33 g Dietary Fiber: 2 g Sugars: 21 g Protein: 4 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.