Chocolate Bread

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Introduction: Chocolate Bread

About: Hello and Welcome to In the Kitchen With Matt. I am your host Matt Taylor. My goal for the show is to teach you how to cook really good food at home for cheap. Eating out everyday can get expensive, but it doe…

In this instructable I will show you how to make chocolate bread. This recipe for homemade chocolate bread is easy to make. It winds up being like a cross between banana bread, chocolate cake, and a brownie, haha. It is good, if you have never tried chocolate bread before you should give this recipe a try. Also you can add nuts and chocolate chips to it as well. If I can do it, you can do it. Let's get baking! :)

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Step 1: Ingredients/Tools

You may print this recipe here.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup white granulated sugar (200g)
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temp/softened (115g)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk (240g)
  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose (plain) flour (210)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (50g)
  • 1/2 tsp baking power
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts (optional) (40g)
  • 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (optional) (60g)

Tools:

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Step 2: Cream Butter and Sugar

First preheat the oven to 350 F (176 C). Now let's cream our butter and our sugar together. Add your softened room temp butter to a large bowl and then add your sugar. Use a hand mixer or stand mixer and cream the two ingredients together. It usually only takes 15 to 20 seconds.

Step 3: Eggsellent

Now let's add in our two large eggs. Mix them until well combined. After that scrape the sides of the bowl with the spatula.

Step 4: Buttermilk Time

Now let's add in our buttermilk. From now on we will only be using a spatula or wooden spoon. We don't want to over mix the batter, so put that mixer away. Use a spatula and fold and stir in the buttermilk.

Step 5: Sift Those Dry Ingredients

Next we add all of our dry ingredients into a sifter and sift them into our bowl. Then fold and stir the ingredients together until you are left with a nice thick quick bread batter.

Step 6: Bake Bake Bake

Now add the batter into a 5x9 bread pan. Grease the bottom of the pan with shortening or cooking spray first. After adding the chocolate bread batter, you can smooth and level the top if you wish. Now bake it in the oven for 55 to 60 minutes. Check it after 50 minutes with a toothpick, and then keep baking for 5 minutes, then check, etc. until when you check the very center, the toothpick comes out clean.

Step 7: Cool and Serve

Let the bread cool in the pan for 15 minutes then remove it and put on a wire rack to cool completely. Then serve yourself up a slice! Treat your self! Be careful you may wind up eating the whole loaf in one sitting...hehe :) Enjoy!

*I like to put some butter on my slices or strawberry preserves.

Step 8: Video Tutorial

Print this recipe here if you like.

Now watch those steps in action by check out the video tutorial. :)

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20 Comments

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kempterk2027
kempterk2027

2 months ago

I love how rich the results are and I did end up making the Hot Cocoa balls and it was a mess!! But it was fun anywhy

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In The Kitchen With Matt
In The Kitchen With Matt

Reply 2 months ago

Glad you tried this!! How went wrong with the Hot Cocoa balls? Why were they a mess?

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kempterk2027
kempterk2027

Reply 2 months ago

We spilled a lot of things and the milk wasn't hot enough so we got cold cocoa...
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wright.michell
wright.michell

6 months ago

Hi, my name is Michell and I love the way you teach people how to make chocolate bread. When I did it it was fully baked. I was like Ummm.....yum this tastes good.

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In The Kitchen With Matt
In The Kitchen With Matt

Reply 6 months ago

So glad you tried it and liked it, Michell! Sorry, for the late reply, I just now saw this comment.

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fvaldes_101
fvaldes_101

1 year ago

I made two times, one in a bread machine and the other one on the oven, I would suggest adding 1 vanilla extract spoon and 3 extra spoons of cocoa

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jrm8069
jrm8069

2 years ago

I've got this great bread machine that I never use. Do you suppose this recipe would work in a bread machine? I have adapted other bread recipes to the bread machine, and it worked out pretty well. I don't mind doing it the way you describe, I just feel kind of guilty for never using this wonderful machine.

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fvaldes_101
fvaldes_101

Reply 1 year ago

It works on bread machine but it really depends on your location maybe you have to add more of some ingrediants.

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In The Kitchen With Matt
In The Kitchen With Matt

Reply 2 years ago

I am not that well versed in bread machines, don't you normally just do yeast breads in them? I would say give it a shot, it would be a fun experiment, even if it doesn't turn out exactly. :) If you do wind up trying it let me know how it turns out. :)

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Italiankiwiblog
Italiankiwiblog

2 years ago

I'd like to make this, but I can't get buttermilk where I live. Can you suggest a substitution for it?

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Italiankiwiblog
Italiankiwiblog

Reply 2 years ago

Thank you! Will watch it!

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WeTeachThemSTEM
WeTeachThemSTEM

2 years ago

Chocolate bread being "a cross between banana bread, chocolate cake, and a brownie" sounds perfect! :D

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In The Kitchen With Matt
In The Kitchen With Matt

Reply 2 years ago

hehehehe thanks! My loaf is already gone...:( lol need to make another!