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Chocolate Walnut and Raisin Tea Bread Recipe

                      About Chocolate Tea Bread – What better in the afternoon than to sit down with a cup of tea and a slice of chocolate tea bread, and when it’s made of chocolate it’s even better. Preparation Time: 15 min Cooking Time: 1 hour 10 min Ingredients: Note: 1 Cup = 250 ml For Cake Batter 175 g or ¾ cup butter, softened 100 g light muscovado sugar 4 eggs, lightly beaten 225 g dark chocolate chips 100 g or ½ cup raisins 50 g or ½ cup chopped walnuts…

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About Chocolate Tea Bread – What better in the afternoon than to sit down with a cup of tea and a slice of chocolate tea bread, and when it’s made of chocolate it’s even better.

Preparation Time: 15 min

Cooking Time: 1 hour 10 min

Ingredients:

Note: 1 Cup = 250 ml

For Cake Batter

  • 175 g or ¾ cup butter, softened
  • 100 g light muscovado sugar
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 225 g dark chocolate chips
  • 100 g or ½ cup raisins
  • 50 g or ½ cup chopped walnuts finely grated rind of 1 orange
  • 225 g or 2 cups self-raising flour

Method:

  1. Lightly grease a 900g/2lb loaf tin and line the base with baking parchment.
  2. Cream together the butter and sugar in a bowl until light and fluffy.
  3. Gradually add the eggs, beating well after each addition. If the mixture begins to curdle. Beat in 1-2 tablespoon of the flour.
  4. Stir in the chocolate chips, raisins, walnuts and orange rind. Sieve (strain) the flour and carefully fold it into the mixture.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the prepared loaf tin and make slight dip in the center of the top with the back of spoon.
  6. Bake in preheated oven, at 170°C /325°F/Gas mark3, for 1 hour or until a fine skewer inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.
  7. Leave to cool in the tin for 5 minutes, before carefully turning out and leaving on a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. Serve the chocolate tea bread cut into thin slices.

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