Chocolate Bread Recipe, Lower Calorie
A Lower Fat, Lower Calorie Chocolate Bread Recipe for Dieters
Article by Diet Bites
Diet Bites reduced calorie recipe for Chocolate Bread contains 12 servings for about 195 calories per serving. To prepare this lower calorie, low fat diet recipe for Chocolate Bread, you will need the following ingredients:
Dry Ingredients for Chocolate Bread:
Wet Ingredients for Chocolate Bread:
To prepare Chocolate Bread, set the nuts aside and add the first five (dry) ingredients to a big bowl and stir to combine - then stir together the remaining wet ingredients in a smaller bowl. Combine the dry and wet mixtures, then fold in the walnuts.
Transfer Chocolate Bread batter to a 9 x 5 loaf pan that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Bake the Chocolate Bread in a 350° preheated oven for about 1 hour - or until toothpick can be inserted in the middle of the loaf and comes out clean. Allow Chocolate Bread to cool completely before sealing to prevent sweating - which in turn equals a wet lump of bread.
To reduce calories even more, you can opt to use Splenda rather than sugar - or use part sugar and part Splenda.
Serving Suggestions for Chocolate Bread
Top Chocolate Bread with 1/2 cup of sliced strawberries + a serving of light whipped cream - a scant 15 calories per serving. Total calories for this Chocolate Bread dessert equal about 235 calories.
For a delicious Chocolate Bread Pudding with cherries, crumble one slice of the Chocolate Bread into a deep bowl. Add ¼ cup of low fat milk, a dash of vanilla and ¼ cup of thawed cherries. Cook in microwave about 2 minutes; Chocolate Bread should absorb liquid and become hot and bubbly. The length of cooking time will also be influenced by the performance of the microwave in use.
Chocolate Bread also stores well and makes a delicious take-along-lunch OR snack-time treat.
For an Open-Face Chocolate Bread Peanut & Banana Sandwich, use one slice of Chocolate Bread and spread with a bit of peanut butter. Top with banana slices. Delicious!