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Chocolaty loaf of bread that’s not too sweet. Great with peanut butter, toasted, and for breakfast. Kids LOVE it!
- ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- ½ cup boiling water
- 2 ½ teaspoons active dry yeast
- 2 teaspoons white sugar
- ½ cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
- 3 cups bread flour
- ⅔ cup white sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 egg
- 1 egg yolk
In a small bowl, dissolve cocoa powder in boiling water.
In a separate bowl, dissolve yeast and 2 teaspoons sugar in warm water. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes.
Place cocoa mixture, yeast mixture, bread flour, remaining 2/3 cup white sugar, salt, vegetable oil and egg in bread machine pan. Select basic Bread cycle; press Start.
Prep time: 15 mins / Cooking time: 3 hrs / Total time: 3 hrs 15 mins
Serving: 12 / Yield: 1 – 1.5 pound loaf