Chocolate Cherry Bread (Bread Machine)

Bread? Dessert? Does it matter what you call it when chocolate and cherries co-star in one luscious yeast bread? This is the best antidote for a mid-afternoon slump.

Chocolate Cherry Bread (Bread Machine)
15 mins
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  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 4 teaspoons margarine or butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 4 cups bread flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast or bread machine yeast
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries, snipped
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate pieces, chilled
Add the ingredients to a 2-pound bread machine according to the manufacturers directions. Select the basic white bread cycle. Makes 24 servings.


  • The bread machine pan must have a capacity of 12 cups or more.

Make Ahead Tip

  • Bake and cool bread. Wrap in foil and place in a large plastic freezer bag or freezer container. Seal, label, and freeze up to 1 month. Thaw overnight in refrigerator or 2 hours at room temperature. Or, place foil-wrapped frozen bread in a 300 degree F. oven for 25 minutes or just until warm.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 113, Fat, total (g) 2, chol. (mg) 11, sat. fat (g) 0, carb. (g) 20, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 3, sodium (mg) 95, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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