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Luxury Loaf

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars

"This is a different kind of loaf and has a smooth texture."
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1 h 30 m servings 376
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 -9x5x3 inch loaf)


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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease one 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
  2. Cream butter and sugar together until fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla, orange rind and juice.
  3. In another bowl, put flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg. Stir in grated chocolate and nuts. Pour into first bowl. Stir all together until moistened. Spoon into a greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
  4. Bake in 325 degree F (165 degree C) oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes. Remove loaf from pan to cool on cake rack. Wrap.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 376 calories; 22.4 39.5 6.1 78 343 Full nutrition

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I made this for mother's day breakfast. My mother and everyone in the family LOVED it! This is GREAT bread!

I made muffins with chocolate chips in them (only had milk chocolate) with no zest, and they turned out very nice. A keeper.

I have never had much success with baking, but I thought I would give this recipe a try. Yeah! I served it to family at a mother's day brunch and everyone loved it! Thanks for sharing.

This recipe was one of three quick breads I made for a family gathering, and it was the least popular. We were not thrilled with either the texture or the flavor, so I will not make the recipe ...

Normally the first time I try a recipe I following it exactly, but I just couldn't justify so much butter in a single loaf. I used 4T butter and 1/4c lite salad dressing, 3/4c sugar, and 1/2c e...