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Cocoa Almond Bread

"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
    1 loaf (about 1-1/2 pounds)


  • 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


  • 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).
Editor's Note
We recommend you do not use a bread machine's time-delay feature for this recipe.

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Average Rating:
  • McNut
    Jun 26, 2013

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

  • CaseynBentley
    Nov 14, 2011

    A very smooth and soft bread with great flavor.

  • tammkey
    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!!!!