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Chocolate Sweet Heart Bread

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Makes:1 large loaf
Freezing:excellent

Surprise your sweetheart with this chocolate filled treat that’s as easy to make as it is to give. It will be love at first bite!

Ingredients

Dough

1 egg, beaten
1 cup 250 mL milk, room temperature
2 tbsp 30 mL butter
3 cups 750 mL Robin Hood® Best For Bread Homestyle White Flour
1 1/2 tsp 7 mL salt
3 tbsp 45 mL sugar
1 1/2 tsp 7 mL bread machine yeast

Filling

1/4 cup 50 mL sugar
1/4 cup 50 mL cocoa powder, sifted
1/4 cup 50 mL butter, melted

Topping

1/4 cup 50 mL semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
2 tbsp 30 mL icing sugar (optional)

Directions

  1. Dough: Beat egg in measuring cup. Add milk to make 1 1/3 cups (325 mL). Add butter.
  2. Prepare dough in bread machine according to manufacturer's directions.
  3. Roll out on lightly floured board to 24" x 8" (60 x 20 cm) rectangle. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  4. Filling: Combine all ingredients for filling. Spread over dough, leaving a 1" (2.5 cm) border around edges. Roll up tightly, jelly roll fashion from longer side. Seal ends. Place seam side down on prepared baking sheet. Shape into a heart.
  5. Cover with tea towel and let rise in warm place (75°-85°F/24°-29°C) until doubled (30 to 40 minutes).
  6. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  7. Bake 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from baking sheet immediately. Cool on wire rack. Drizzle melted chocolate over cooled bread. Just before serving, dust with icing sugar, if desired.

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