Chocolate Chunk Loaf

"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!"
-- @threehungrybellies1
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 50mins
Serves or Makes: 8 - 10

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  • 8 tablespoons softened butter
  • 1 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoons orange zest
  • 2 large eggs
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups al purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoons baking powder
  • 10 ounces semi sweet chocolate chunks


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and prepare your loaf pan by lining it with parchment paper and greasing it.

  • Step 2

    In a standing mixer beat together the butter, sugar, and orange zest on medium speed until light and fluffy,

  • Step 3

    Next add in your eggs one at a time until each egg in fully incorporated.

  • Step 4

    Then add in the vanilla and sour cream. Beat until well combined.

  • Step 5

    Add in the flour, baking soda, and baking powder and mix on medium low speed until most of the flour has been absorbed.

  • Step 6

    Lastly, add in the chocolate chunk and mix on low until everything is combined.

  • Step 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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