Dutch Chocolate Cinnamon Pecan Bread

Dutch Chocolate, Cinnamon and Pecan Bread
Serves 6
Who wouldn't want to receive this lovely and tasty homemade gift? Bake and share this recipe, courtesy of Le Creuset, with neighbors, teachers, friends, co-workers, your dog sitter or postman...make several loaves and spread the joy this season.
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Prep Time
25 min
Cook Time
1 hr 5 min
Total Time
1 hr 30 min
Prep Time
25 min
Cook Time
1 hr 5 min
Total Time
1 hr 30 min
Ingredients
  1. 1/2 cup butter
  2. 1 cup sugar
  3. 2 eggs
  4. 1 1/2 cups flour
  5. 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  6. 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  7. 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  8. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  9. 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  10. 1 1/4 cup pecans, chopped, divided
  11. 1/2 cup whole milk
  12. 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  13. 1 teaspoon vanilla
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cream butter and sugar until smooth. Add eggs one at a time.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients and 1 cup pecans.
  4. In another bowl, stir together the milk, oil and vanilla. Add the flour mixture and milk mixture alternately to the creamed butter and sugar.
  5. Pour the batter into a greased loaf pan and top with remaining pecans.
  6. Bake, uncovered, for 45 minutes. Cover and bake 20 minutes more
Notes
  1. Created for the Heritage Loaf Pan
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