Chocolate Pecan Butter Bread - J.W. Renfroe Pecan Co.

November 22, 2021

Chocolate Pecan Butter Bread

This pecan bread recipe is a delicious dessert! The nutty chocolate flavors meld perfectly together. Top with butter, a nut butter, or some jam for extra flavor.


• 1/2 cup warm water

• 1/4 oz. dry yeast

• 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

• 1 tbsp. sugar

• 1-1/4 tsp. salt

• 4 eggs, room temperature

• 3/4 cup butter, softened

• 1 cup chopped pecans

• 6 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large mixing bowl, stir together warm water and yeast. Allow to stand 5 minutes to dissolve.

2. Add flour, sugar, salt and eggs. Beat vigorously until well blended. Beat in butter 1 tbsp. at a time until batter is smooth.

3. Cover bowl in plastic wrap and allow to
rise. When batter has doubled in bulk, uncover and stir down. Add pecans and chocolate chips.

4. Spoon into 2 greased 8-1/2"×4-1/2"×3" loaf pans (fill pans half full). Bake for about 45 minutes. Allow to cool 5 minutes before turning out onto racks.


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