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Chocolate Chip Quick Bread with Chocolate Butter

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I’m not gonna lie, this should probably be called a dessert, but by calling it a “quick bread”, it’s perfectly acceptable to eat for breakfast or have as a snack, right?  So let’s stick with quick bread and a delicious quick bread it is!  The bread is moist and chocolaty and when you spread some of the chocolate butter on a slice, it becomes over the top good.

Besides being delicious, this is also easy to make.  So why don’t you make a loaf and you can decide for yourself whether it should be called dessert or quick bread!

Chocolate Chip Quick Bread with Chocolate Butter

For bread:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup non-fat vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk (I use 1%)
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

For butter:

  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Grease and flour a loaf pan.

Combine flour, baking powder and salt.  Set aside.

In a small bowl, whisk together yogurt and milk.  Set that aside, as well.

Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.

Beat eggs in , one at a time.  Add vanilla and beat in.

 Alternately add flour mixture and yogurt mixture to mixing bowl, a little at a time, starting and ending with the flour mixture.

Stir in chocolate Chips.

Pour batter into loaf pan.

Bake for 10 minutes at 400 degrees.  Reduce heat to 350 and bake for an additional 30-35 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean and bread is pulling away from the edges of the pan.

Cool for 15 minutes in the pan.  Remove from pan and cool completely on a rack.

To make butter, beat powdered sugar and butter together.

Add cocoa powder and beat in.

Spread butter onto bread slices.

ENJOY!

 

 

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Isabelle

Wednesday 26th of February 2014

Yum! Recipe printed and on my counter ready to make asap! My kids will love this! :)

Lisa

Wednesday 26th of February 2014

Fantastic Isabelle! Enjoy!

Felecia Cofield

Saturday 19th of October 2013

Hi Lisa! Oh my goodness! Chocolate quick bread with chocolate butter! Now I've heard of everything chocolate! Your recipes sound so delicious but how does one eat delicious food and stay thin? I would love to know! Thanks for sharing! Blessings from Bama!

Lisa

Sunday 13th of October 2013

Thanks Aida! :)

Aida @ TheCraftingFoodie

Saturday 12th of October 2013

I've never seen or heard of chocolate butter, but it looks super decadent! I would definitely classify this as a quick bread (making it perfectly acceptable for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!) Thanks for the great looking recipe!