• 5 Ratings

A sticky-sweet butterscotch glaze, cranberries, and orange slices top this dense chocolate cake.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Chocolate Loaf with Butterscotch Glaze

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter and flour 9x5x3-inch loaf pan; set aside.

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  • In small saucepan heat whipping cream over medium heat just until hot. Remove from heat; add chocolate. Stir until chocolate is melted. Let stand until completely cool.

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  • Meanwhile, in bowl beat 1/2 cup butter with electric mixer on medium speed 30 seconds. Add 1 cup brown sugar; beat on high until fluffy, about 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Beat in cooled chocolate mixture until smooth.

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  • Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, and baking soda; add to butter mixture. Beat on medium until well-combined, 1 to 2 minutes. Pour in prepared pan; smooth with spatula.

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  • Bake 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. While loaf bakes, prepare Butterscotch Glaze. Cool loaf in pan on rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely. Pour half the Butterscotch Glaze on loaf. Pass remaining glaze. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Chocolate Loaf with Butterscotch Glaze)

608 calories; 34 g total fat; 20 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 10 g monounsaturated fat; 162 mg cholesterol; 229 mg sodium. 284 mg potassium; 73 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 50 g sugar; 7 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 1118 IU vitamin a; 8 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 2 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 60 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 212 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;

Butterscotch Glaze

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  • In skillet combine brown sugar, lemon juice, water, and unsalted butter; cook and stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves, about 1 minute. Stir in sliced kumquats, tangerine, and cranberries. Cook, stirring frequently, just until kumquats start to soften, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat.

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