Chocolate Panini

This grilled dessert bread is filled with chopped chocolate. Serve it alone or with fresh fruit.

Recipe from Midwest Living
Chocolate Panini
10 mins
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  • 8 3/4-inch thick slices challah bread or Hawaiian sweet bread
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 4 - 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • Powdered sugar
Heat a grill pan or a large heavy nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Meanwhile, brush one side of each bread slice with some of the melted butter. Place half of the bread slices on a work surface, buttered side down; sprinkle with chocolate, covering the bread to within 1/4-inch of the crust. Top with remaining slices, buttered sides up. Place sandwiches, 2 at a time, in grill pan; weigh down top of sandwiches with a large heavy skillet.
Grill the sandwiches over medium-low heat for 6 to 8 minutes or until the chocolate is melted and bread is golden brown, turning once halfway through grilling time. Repeat with remaining sandwiches. (Or preheat a covered indoor grill. Place sandwiches, two at a time, in preheated grill, cover, and grill 4 minutes or until chocolate melts and bread is golden.)
To serve, cut each sandwich into quarters. Dust with powdered sugar. Serve warm.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 479, Fat, total (g) 20, chol. (mg) 45, sat. fat (g) 11, carb. (g) 69, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 9, vit. A (IU) 242.95, vit. C (mg) 1.18, sodium (mg) 314, Potassium (mg) 105, calcium (mg) 70.68, iron (mg) 3.6, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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