• Prep Time:
  • Cooking Time:
  • Serves: 8 Servings

American Chocolate Bread

  • Recipe Submitted by on

Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c All-purpose flour or bread
  • -flour
  • 1 c Warm water (105 - 115 F)
  • 2 Envelopes dry yeast
  • 2 tb Honey


1 c Lukewarm milk (95 F)
3 tb Butter, melted
4 c All-purpose flour or bread
-flour (up To 5)
8 oz Semisweet chocolate,
-coarsely chopped
1 Egg beaten with 2 Tbs
-whipping cream (glaze)

Makes 8 small loaves


For sponge: Whisk flour, water, yeast and honey in large bowl until smooth.
cover with plastic. Let stand in warm draft-free area 1 hour.

For dough: Stir down sponge, using wooden spoon. Blend in milk, butter and
salt. Mix in enough flour 1/2 cup at a time to form soft dough. Knead on
floured surface until smooth and no longer sticky, adding more flour if
necessary, about 10 minutes.

Grease large bowl. Add dough, turning to coat entire surface. Cover bowl
with plastic. Let rise in warm draft-free area until doubled, about 1 1/4

Grease eight 2 1/2 x 4 1/2-inch loaf pans. Gently knead dough on lightly
floured surface until deflated. Pat out to 3/4 inch-thick rectangle. Cut
into 8 even pieces. Pat each out into 4x7-inch rectangle. Spread 1 ounce
chocolate on short end of each. Roll up jelly roll fashion. Pinch seam and
ends to seal. Arrange seam side down in prepared pans. Cover with kitchen
towel. Let rise for 15 minutes to lighten.

Preheat oven to 375 F. Brush loaves with egg glaze and sprinkle with sugar.
Bake until light brown and loaves sound hollow when tapped on bottom, about
30 minutes. Immediately remove from pans. Cool on racks
10 minutes. Serve loaves hot.

Variation: Spread 1 Tbs raspberry preserves on short end of dough before
adding chopped chocolate.

Bon Appetit

 Share this Recipe

Recipes by Course

Recipes by Main Ingredient

Recipes by Cuisine

Recipes by Preparation

Recipes by Occasion

Recipes by Dietary

Sign Up and Create a Cookbook Today!

Please Sign in to your Account or Sign up if you are new user.

Who loves our Healthy Recipes?