toasted walnut fudge bread
- Toasted Walnut Fudge Bread
- 1 Cup coarsely chopped walnuts
- 3 Ounces semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled
- 1 Cup butter
- 1 Cup sugar
- 5 Eggs
- 2 1/4 Cups flour
- 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
- 1 Teaspoon salt
- 1 Cup buttermilk
- 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
InstructionsPreheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease two 9 x 5 loaf pans. Toast walnuts on a
Baking sheet for 3 to 5 minutes or until fragrant. Cool.
Melt chocolate by microwaving on medium for 25-second intervals, stirring in
Between, until smooth. Cool.
Cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs one at a time. Mix in cooled chocolate.
In a separate bowl, mix flour, baking soda and salt. Stir buttermilk and
Vanilla together. Add flour and buttermilk alternately to chocolate mixture.
Stir in walnuts.
Divide batter between the two prepared pans. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes, or
Until knife or toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool bread
In pans for 10 minutes, then remove from pans and cool on a wire rack. Serve
Warm or toasted with butter, it's like eating a warm brownie!