Luxury Loaf Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time1 Hr 15 Min
Ready In1 Hr 45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings6
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Butter/Margarine1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Granulated sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Grated orange rind1 Tablespoon (From 1 Fruit)
 Orange juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 All purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Grated semi sweet chocolate4 Ounce
 Chopped nuts1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 759 Calories from Fat 397

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g69.2%

Saturated Fat 24.7 g123.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 256.9 mg

Sodium 321.3 mg13.4%

Total Carbohydrates 81 g27%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.6%

Sugars 45.4 g

Protein 12 g25%

Vitamin A 23.4% Vitamin C 14.3%

Calcium 12.2% Iron 19.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Pre-heat the oven to 325°F (170°C).
2. Apply butter or margarine on a 9x5x3 inch (23 x 12 x 7 cm) loaf pan.

3. Using a hand blender, cream butter and sugar in mixing bowl. Add in eggs one at a time and whisk until smooth. Add in vanilla, rind and juice; stir well.
4. In a second bowl, add in flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg into another bowl. Stir. Addr in grated chocolate and nuts, and mix well.
5. Transfer all at once to butter-egg mixture. Mix all together until just moistened.
6. Transfer into loaf pan and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes
7. Check the doneness with a toothpick. Cool for 10 minutes. Take away from pan to finish cooling on rack.

8. Make slices and serve. Or wrap and store.