Sour Cream Chocolate Chunk Loaf Recipe on Food52


Sour Cream Chocolate Chunk Loaf

August 20, 2019
1 Rating
Photo by Three Hungry Bellies
Author Notes

Tons of semi- sweet chocolate chunks melted throughout a light and fluffy vanilla pound cake with sour cream mixed into the batter for that moist and tender crumb! —Three Hungry Bellies

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 50 minutes
  • Serves 8-10
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 10 ounces chocolate chunks
In This Recipe
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and prepare your loaf pan by lining it with parchment paper and greasing it.
  2. In a standing mixer beat together the butter, sugar, and orange zest on medium speed until light and fluffy,
  3. Next add in your eggs one at a time until each egg in fully incorporated.
  4. Then add in the vanilla and sour cream. Beat until well combined.
  5. Add in the flour, baking soda, and baking powder and mix on medium low speed until most of the flour has been absorbed.
  6. Lastly, add in the chocolate chunk and mix on low until everything is combined.
  7. Pour the batter into your prepared loaf pan and bake until the top is golden brown and the center comes out with moist crumbs. This will take about 45 - 50 minutes.

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  • Janine Elizabeth Carbonaro
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    4 Reviews

    Janine E. August 14, 2020
    Making it now . In the oven. Forgive me..i omitted lemon zest a rule breaker..let ya know
    Author Comment
    Three H. August 17, 2020
    haha no worries. Hope you liked it!
    FrugalCat March 21, 2019
    Also great with lemon zest.
    Author Comment
    Three H. March 22, 2019
    oh, I need to try that next time! I love lemon zest!