1COMBINE FIRST 4 ingredients,in a small saucepan ; heat until butter melts.
COOL to 105 to -115*
2DISSOLVE yeast in warm water ,let stand 5 minutes (mom always added 1 tsp.of sugar and stir in with the yeast)
COMBINE butter mixture,yeast mixture,eggs,melted unsweetened chocolate,and 1 ounce melted semisweet chocolate.
3BEAT at low speed for an electric mixer until well blended .
STIR in 2 cups flour.
GRADUALLY stir in enough remaining flour, to make a soft dough.
4TURN dough out onto a lightly floured surface,and knead until smooth and elastic , about 8 to 10 minutes.
PLACE in well greased bowl, turning to grease top.
COVER and let it rise in warm place(85)free from drafts, for 1 1/2 hours or until double in bulk.
5PUNCH dough down; cover and let it rest 5 minutes.
DIVIDE dough into thirds.
Shape each third into 16- inch rope.
PLACE ropes side by side on a greased baking sheet.
(DO not stretch) pinch rope ends together at one end to seal. BRAID ropes;pinch loose ends to seal.
6COVER and let rise in warm place' free from drafts, about 1 hour or until dough in bulk.
BAKE at 350* for 25 minutes to 35 minutes or until braid sounds hollow when tapped.
COOL on wire rack DRIZZLE 1 ounce melted semisweet chocolate over braid.
AND ADD RED kisses on top of it too.
OR YOU CAN USE VALENTINES CRYSTALS SUGARS.OR JUST USE WHAT EVER YOU LIKE.