Chocolate Teacake Recipe

Step 1

PREHEAT OVEN TO 350F. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cocoa. Cream the butter, add the vanilla and sugar, beat until light, about 5 minutes. Add the egg. Add the dry ingredients in three additions, alternating with the buttermilk. Do not over mix. Stir in the currants and nuts. Pour into a greased and floured 7-by-5-by-3-inch loaf pan. Bake for 1 hour 10 minutes. Cool in the pan 10 minutes, remove and cool on a rack.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 1/4c Flour
  • 2ts Baking powder
  • 1ts Baking soda
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 6tb Cocoa powder
  • 2oz Butter
  • 1/2ts Vanilla extract
  • 1/2c Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1c Buttermilk
  • 2oz Currants; plumped in
  • - warm water and drained
  • 2oz Chopped pecans

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