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Walnut Cocoa Bread

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"In her kitchen in Kissimmee, Florida, Margaret Beyersdorf lets her bread machine do the work when making this tender loaf. Its quick prep time and combination of brown sugar, walnuts and cocoa will help make it a favorite in your home, too."
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3 h 10 m servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings


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  1. In bread machine pan, place the first eight 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).
  2. Just before the final kneading (your bread machine may audibly signal this), add the walnuts.


  • If your bread machine has a time-delay feature, we recommend you do not use it for this recipe.


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It has a greasy aftertaste and not much flavor up front. Also, the nuts didn't blend in, a problem I've never had in 50+ loaves on this machine. We did the unthinkable and threw this loaf out....

Because of the first bad review i altered this recipe. I added an egg. I also changed the flour to whole wheat and added 2 extra tablespoons. I also added 2/3 of a cup of semi sweet chocolate c...