Chocolate Bread Recipe

Looking for an easy Chocolate Bread recipe? Learn how to make Chocolate Bread using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by pschristmas

Makes 4 servings



Chocolate bread recipe from post-gazette.com, 18 October 2001. The serving division is for 4 loaves, not 4 servings.

Recipe Ingredients for Chocolate Bread

2 1/2 tsp dry yeast
1/2 tsp sugar
0.33 cup warm water
4 1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 tbs sugar
0.33 cup unsweetened cocoa
2 tsp salt
1 1/4 cups water
1 cup semisweet chocolate
1 egg
1 tbs water

Recipe Directions for Chocolate Bread

  1. Stir yeast and .5 tsp sugar into .33 cup warm water and pour into a large mixing bowl; let stand until foamy, about 10 minutes.

  2. Mix flour, remaining sugar, cocoa and salt. Stir remaining 1.25 cups water into dissolved yeast, then stir in the flour mixture. Stir in chopped chocolate last. Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic, 8 to 10 minutes.

  3. Place dough in greased bowl, cover with plastic wrap and let rise until doubled in volume, approximately 1 hour.

  4. Turn risen dough onto lightly floured surface, punch it down and divide in half. Form each half into desired shape and place on cookie sheet covered with parchment paper. (The calorie divisions in this recipe assume 4 equally-sized loaves) Cover with plastic wrap again and let rise until doubled in volume.

  5. Heat oven to 450 degrees.

  6. Brush loaves with egg (egg and last Tbsp warm water) and bake in bake in 450 degree oven for 10 minutes, then reduce heat to 350 and bake for 30 minutes more or until bread sounds hollow when bottom is tapped.

  7. Turn onto racks to cool.

Categories

Breads, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 335.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
876
Calories from Fat
145
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.1g
25%
Saturated Fat
8.6g
43%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
46mg
15%
Sodium
1191mg
50%
Potassium
478mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
170.5g
57%
Dietary Fiber
9.1g
36%
Sugars
55.2g
Protein
20.0g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 5% Iron 52%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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