Black Coffee and Chocolate Bread

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

Who doesn't like coffee and chocolate for breakfast- it's like-"have your cake and drink it too"- This bread with dark chocolate, coffee, toasted almonds. and chocolate chip frosting with Irish whiskey should wake you up in a hurry. This was one of my dad's favorite bread desserts.


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Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

BREAD:

2/3 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
butter,softened
1 c
semi-sweet mini chocolate chips, melted
2 large
eggs
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
strong cold coffee (liquid)
1 c
unsweetened applesauce
1 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
semi-sweet mini chocolate chips

GLAZE:

1/2 c
semi-sweet mini chocolate chips
1 Tbsp
butter
5 tsp
whiskey or water
1/2 c
powdered sugar
1/4 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350^. Grease (2) 8x5 inch loaf pans-bake 45-50 minutes
or (5) 5x3-inch mini loaf pans.-bake 30-35 minutes
Bread:
Combine brown sugar and butter in a large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often until smooth and creamy. Add melted chocolate chips and eggs; continue beating until well mixed.
2
Add flour, applesauce,cold coffee, baking powder, soda and vanilla.
Reduce speed to low; continue beating, scraping bowl if necessary,until mixture is creamy. Stir in the chocolate chips.
3
Spoon batter into prepared pans of your choice. Bake until center crack is dry when touched. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pan/pans, to wire rack and cool completely.
4
Glaze:
Combine chips,butter and whiskey in a heavy saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until melted and smooth.
Remove from heat, stir in powdered sugar,and vanilla until smooth and creamy. Frost loaves while a little warm.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American