Breads from the Emerald Isle

Two breads to celebrate the people who gave us St. Patrick's Day.

by Karin Duncker • More.com Member { View Profile }

▪       2 TBSP sour cream (lite or regular, notnon-fat)

▪       4 TBSP brown sugar

▪       Zest of a large orange

▪       1 TBSP butter, melted

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Brush an 8-inch loaf pan well with some of the melted butter.

Sift the flour, baking soda, cocoa and salt into a large bowl. Wisk in the orange zest. In a medium bowl, beat the egg, sour cream and sugar together, then add the beer and mix.  Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix just until no flour is visible – don’t over mix. Pour into prepared loaf pan and brush top with remaining melted butter. Bake 45-55 minutes, or until tester inserted in middle comes out clean. Cool on rack 10 minutes. Calories: 1900 total, or about 160 calories per slice (12 slices).

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