Chocolate-Pistachio Bread

Love chocolate? Indulge one sweet and nutty slice at a time.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 20 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

2/3
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
3/4
cup milk
1
egg
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
cup chopped pistachio nuts
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/3
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
Decorator sugar crystals, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 9x5-inch loaf pan with shortening.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix granulated sugar, butter, milk and egg until well blended. Stir in remaining ingredients except sugar crystals. Pour into pan. Sprinkle with sugar crystals.
  • 3 Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Loosen sides of loaf from pan; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 2 hours, before slicing.

Expert Tips

Chopped walnuts can be substituted for the pistachio nuts for delicious Chocolate-Walnut Bread.

After cooling, wrap loaves tightly and store them in the fridge up to a week or freeze up to 3 months.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
100mg
100%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.