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Chocolate Tea Bread


  • 175 g butter,softened

  • 100 g brown sugar

  • 4 Eggs, beaten lightly

  • 225 g plain chocolate chips

  • 100 g raisins

  • 50 g chopped walnuts

  • finely grated rind of 1 orange

  • 225 g self-raising flour


  • 1.

    Cream the butter and brown sugar together in a bowl until light and fluffy.

  • 2.

    Gradually add the eggs, beating well after each addition.

  • 3.

    If the mixture begins to curdle, beat in 1-2 tablespoons of the flour.

  • 4.

    Stir in the chocolate chips,raisins, walnuts and orange rind.

  • 5.

    Sift the flour and carefully fold it into the mixture.

  • 6.

    Spoon the mixture into the prepared loaf tin and make a slight dip in the centre

  • 7.

    Of the top with a back of spoon.

  • 8.

    Bake in preheated oven, 160C for 1 hour or until a fine skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean

  • 9.

    Leave to cool in the tin for 5 minutes, before carefully turning out and leaving

  • 10.

    On a wire rack to cool completely.

  • 11.

    Serve the Tea bread cut into thin slices.

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Posted by jackicamReport
This sounds delicious! You're a big chocolate fan aren't you! : ) Thanks for sharing this yummy recipe Santhoshani - it'll be great for afternoon tea.
Posted by SanthoshaniReport
hi thank you for your comment, actually i'm also a chocolate fan and so is my son. i made this for him. :)