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Cinnamon Chocolate Braid

A braided cinnamon bread with chocolate which is delicious for breakfast and snacks
Course Baking
Cuisine British
Keyword braid
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Proving time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 25 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 263.2kcal

Ingredients

For the filling:

Instructions

  • Dissolve the yeast in the warm milk, add to the rest of the bread ingredients in a large bowl, and knead for a few minutes.
  • You will end up with quite a firm dough. Cover and leave to rise in a warm place for about 45 minutes.
  • Roll the dough out in a large rectangle on a floured board.
  • Rub the softened butter onto the dough. Sprinkle the filling mixture on top, leaving a border around the edges.
  • Roll the dough up into a roll, starting on one of the short sides.
  • Get a sharp knife and cut lengthways along the roll, to make two pieces.
  • Carefully twist the two pieces around each other, keeping the cut sides upwards, as this creates the nice braid effect.
  • Let the braided dough rise for another 45 mins.
  • Bake at 180 degrees for about 25 mins, or until lightly brown.

Nutrition

Calories: 263.2kcal | Carbohydrates: 37.93g | Protein: 6.18g | Fat: 9.7g | Saturated Fat: 5.64g | Cholesterol: 39.17mg | Sodium: 85.53mg | Potassium: 74.71mg | Fiber: 1.43g | Sugar: 8.3g | Vitamin A: 294.72IU | Calcium: 31.83mg | Iron: 0.52mg