Chocolate Nut Loaf
|Soft butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Eggs||5 , well beaten|
|Pecans||1 Cup (16 tbs), coarsely broken|
|Unsweetened chocolate square||3 Ounce, melted and cooled (3 Pieces)|
|All purpose flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), sifted|
|Buttermilk/Sour milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Creamy mocha icing||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Whole pecans||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease and flour two 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pans.
Cream butter until fluffy.
Add sugar gradually, beating constantly.
Beat in eggs.
Stir in nuts, chocolate and vanilla.
Sift flour, salt and soda together and add alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.
Spoon batter into prepared pans and bake 50 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick stuck in the centre comes out clean.
Turn out on racks and cool.
Ice with Creamy Mocha Icing and decorate with whole pecans.