My dear husband loves chocolate whether it is, candy, cookies, ice cream, or you name it. I had not baked something specifically for him in a while and out of that, came this bread. While it has been challenging to develop and bake whole grain recipes, it has also been a lot of fun.
Plus, He really liked it, and I have been told that I
|Fruit and Nut Brownie Bread|
Fruit and Nut Brownie Bread
by the seat of my pants
2 c whole wheat flour, we use pastry grind Spelt
1/4 dry cocoa
1 1/4 t salt
1 t baking soda
2 large or 3 small bananas
2 c whole pitted dates
1/3 c oil
1/3 c honey
1/4 c water
1 T vanilla
1 c chopped dried cherries
1 c chopped pecans
In a large bowl, combine and mix well the flour, cocoa, salt, and soda. Set aside.
Pour date mixture over the flour mixture, add water and vanilla. Combine well leaving no dry pockets and mixing until mixture is smooth. Stir in cherries and pecans.
Pour into a 9X5 prepared loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees 45-55 minutes or until done in your oven. Remove from oven, let rest in the pans, 10 minutes. Turn out to cool completely.
When cool wrap in parchment paper, store 24 hours before serving.
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