"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Mollie's Chocolate Cinnamon Bread Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Mollie's Chocolate Cinnamon Bread, by , is from McKee Cooks, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mollie C. Stofan
Added: Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 c. butter
3 c. sugar
5 lg. eggs, room temperature
2 c. flour
1 1/4 c. Dutch cocoa powder
1 T. cinnamon
1 t. salt
1/2 t. baking soda
1/2 t. baking powder
1 c. buttermilk
1/4 c. water
1 t. vanilla
1/4 c. sugar
3/4 t. cinnamon
1/2 t. Dutch cocoa powder
pinch of ground ginger
pinch of ground clove

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Grease two 9x5x3 loaf pans; line bottom with paper. In bowl of electric mixer, cream together butter and sugar with paddle attachment on medium until light and creamy, 5 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, beating until each egg is completely incorporated before adding next egg. Meanwhile, in medium bowl sift together flour, cocoa, salt, baking powder and baking soda. In another bowl whisk together buttermilk, water and vanilla. With mixer on low, alternately add the flour mixture and buttermilk mixture to butter, beginning and ending with flour and beating just until blended. Divide batter between two pans; shake pans to even tops and set aside. In another small bowl, whisk together sugar, cinnamon, cocoa, ginger and cloves. Sprinkle with cocoa--sugar mixture, dividing evenly. Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 45-50 minutes. Let cool completely. Run thin knife around sides to release breads and remove from pans.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

328W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!