Chocolate Chip Almond BreadRecipe Index: Breads/Pastries > Sweet/Dessert
1 cup warm milk -- (110 degrees)
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
3 cups bread flour
3 tablespoons white sugar
2 teaspoons active dry yeast 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/3 cup slivered or sliced almonds
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon almond extract
=== ORANGE BUTTER ===
1/2 cup butter
1 cup confectioners' sugar
Zest of a small orange
Add the milk, salt, 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, flour, sugar and yeast into your bread machine in the order recommended by the machine's manufacturer. Select Basic or rapid setting. Press start. When the display reads 0:00, or the second kneading is about to start, press stop and remove the bread.
Add the chocolate chips, almonds, cocoa and almond extract to the dough. Return to the bread machine and finish the cycle.
Serve warm with Orange Butter.
To make Orange Butter: Combine 1/2 cup butter or margarine, 1 cup confectioners' sugar and the zest of a small orange in a food processor until blended.
This recipe yields a 1 1/2 pound loaf.