Chocolate Recipe of the day is…
Today’s Chocolate Recipe of the day is…
1935 Chocolate Bread
Time Prep: 20
Yield: 1 loaf
Chocolate Bread Ingredients:
Amount Ingredient Preparation
1 package yeast, active dry
1/2 cup milk warm
2 cups flour, all-purpose sifted
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa powder cocoa
1 teaspoon salt
1 large egg beaten
1 teaspoon vegetable shortening melted
1 cup pecans chopped
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 x vegetable oil
Dissolve yeast in warm milk; let stand 5 minutes.
Sift together 1-1/2 cups flour, sugar, cocoa, and salt; set aside.
Combine dissolved yeast, egg, shortening, pecans, and vanilla; mix well.
Gradually add flour mixture to make a soft dough .
Turn dough out onto a surface sprinkled with remaining 1/2 cup flour; knead for 10 minutes or until smooth and elastic.
Place in a well-greased bowl, turning to grease top.
Cover and let rise in a warm place (85 degrees), free from drafts, 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
Punch dough down; turn out onto a floured surface, and shape into a loaf.
Place in a greased 7-1/2 x 3 x 2-inch loaf-pan.
Brush top with oil; cover and repeat rising procedure 1 hour.
Bake at 375 degrees for 40 minutes or until loaf sounds hollow when tapped.
Remove bread from pan immediately; cool on wire rack.