Luxury Loaf


This is a different kind of loaf and has a smooth texture.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
1 -9x5x3 inch loaf


  • 1 cup margarine

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 5 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest

  • ¼ cup orange juice

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 4 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate, grated

  • cup chopped walnuts


  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
22g Fat
40g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 376
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 29%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 78mg 26%
Sodium 343mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 3mg 17%
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 85mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.