Chocolate Bread – Positive Faith Overcomes Limitations

Valentine’s Day, hearts and lace, roses and chocolate, chocolate, chocolate. Here’s a recipe to add to your personal file on chocolate. It came from Pauline, next-door neighbor to my mother-in-law. It’s delicious. But then, have you ever met a chocolate you didn’t love?

        Chocolate Bread

  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted (or 6 Tblsp. cocoa)
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk  (or 2 tblsp. vinegar and enough regular milk to make a cup)
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (opt.)

Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, vanilla and chocolate. Sift flour, baking soda and salt. Add to wet mixture. Add milk and nuts. Pour into 2 greased loaf pans. Bake @ 325 degrees for 1 hour.

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