Buttermilk Chocolate Bread
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened|
|Buttermilk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
|Cocoa||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Nuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped|
Heat oven to 350°F.
Grease bottom only of 8x4 or 9x5-inch loaf pan.
In large bowl, combine sugar and margarine; blend thoroughly.
Add eggs; mix well.
Stir in buttermilk.
Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.
Add flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt and soda.
Stir just until dry particles are moistened.
Stir in nuts.
Pour into prepared pan.
Bake at 350°F for 55 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool upright in pan 15 minutes.
Remove from pan; cool completely before slicing.