Cocoa Almond Bread Recipe
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Cocoa Almond Bread Recipe

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"With its subtle cocoa and almond flavor, this bread is heavenly," assures Wilma Maly, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3-4 hours
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3-4 hours
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1 cup warm milk (70° to 80°)
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups plus 2 tablespoons bread flour
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 148 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 114mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. In bread machine pan, place all ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select basic bread setting. Choose crust color and loaf size if available. Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed). Yield: 1 loaf (about 1-1/2 pounds).
Editor's Note: We recommend you do not use a bread machine's time-delay feature for this recipe.
Originally published as Cocoa Almond Bread in Quick Cooking May/June 1999, p33

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McNut User ID: 7246944 56509
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2013

"it tasted like an ordinary bread ... no hint of almond"

CaseynBentley User ID: 6198586 33123
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2011

"A very smooth and soft bread with great flavor."

tammkey User ID: 5364111 70554
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2011

"i am definately making it again and next time putting in soome type of fruit like mangos...i used it for grilled cheese sammies and what a surprise it was great!!!!"

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