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Cocoa Bread

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 5 1/2 c Flour
  • 1 Cake compressed yeast
  • OR 1 cake dry yeast
  • 2 c Milk, scalded and cooled
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 c Cocoa
  • 1/4 c Shortening
  • 2 Eggs, well beaten
  • 1/2 c Sugar


Soften yeast and dissolve 1 tablespoon sugar in lukewarm milk. Add 3 cups
flour and beat until smooth. Cover and set aside to rise in a warm place
until light. Add shortening and sugar, which have been creamed together,
eggs, cocoa, salt, and remainder of flour or enough to make a soft dough.
Knead lightly and place in well-oiled bowl. Cover and set in a warm place
until double in bulk - about 2 hours. Form into loaves. Place in
well-oiled bread pans, filling them 1/2 full. Cover and let rise again
until double in bulk. Bake in hot oven (425 F) 40- 50 minutes. 2 loaves.
The Household Searchlight - 1941

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