Chocolate Bread with Chocolate Butter
A recipe for chocolate bread prepared with a bread machine, and served with chocolate butter.
1 cup warm milk
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large egg
3 cups white bread flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
2 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted and cooled
- For Bread: Place ingredients in the bread machine pan in the order suggested by the manufacturer. Select Basic or Sweet bread cycle and start machine.
- For Chocolate Butter: Cream butter with electric mixer, beat in cooled chocolate until well mixed. Spoon into serving container with lid and chill until firm. Serve with warm Chocolate Bread or other breads such as brioche or croissants.
Makes 1 (2 pound) loaf and 3/4 cup chocolate butter.