Crunchy Tollhouse Loaf Cake

Crunchy Tollhouse Loaf Cake

Prep Time

12 minutes

Cook Time

45 minutes


5 people

Mouthwatering Crunchy Tollhouse Loaf Cake has the perfect amount of nuts in the crispy topping.

This chocolaty dessert is transformed into a great snack with a cup of coffee in the morning or waiting for the kids after school. So, essentially, we love it any time of day.

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  • Nonstick Cooking Spray

For the Topping

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts of your choice
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate morsels

For the Cake

  • 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) butter or margarine, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon each baking soda and baking powder


  • 1 Preheat oven to 350-degrees F. Grease a 9-inch bread loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  • 2 In a small bowl, blend all topping ingredients together well and set aside. In the bowl of an electric mixer, or use a hand held mixer, beat butter and sugar until creamy.
  • 3 On low speed, beat in milk, egg, and vanilla until well incorporated. In a separate bowl. combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and baking powder together.
  • 4 Slowly add to butter mixture, beating until blended well. Pour into prepared pan, evenly divide the topping over the top and bake 40-45 minutes, or until cake bounces back when touched in the center or a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • 5 Remove from oven to cool slightly before running a knife around to edge and transferring to a rack or plate to cool completely. Or you can enjoy this luscious cake warm.



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