1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup sugar
1 egg, at room temperature
1 cup buttermilk, at room temperature
1/2 cup canola oil
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
for the glaze:
1/2 cup buttermilk*
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
1 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour a standard loaf pan. In a medium bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients. Set aside.
In a medium bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, beat together the egg, buttermilk, and canola oil. Slowly stream in the dry ingredients (while the mixer is running) and mix to combine. Fold in chocolate chips. Pour into prepared pan, bake 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the pan comes out nearly clean. Unmold to a wire rack and cool.
Whisk together the glaze ingredients. Drizzle over cake.
*I get my buttermilk from our local dairy via the milkman(!). It is very, very thick so I thinned the glaze out with a bit of milk. If using store-bought buttermilk this should not be an issue.