Recipe: Yummy Chocolate Chunk Sourdough Bread

Chocolate Chunk Sourdough Bread. When chunks of chocolate are added to delicious sourdough bread, something truly magical happens. On top of smelling amazing, this bread is almost like a giant chocolate croissant, and is perfect for a special breakfast, brunch, or snack (especially lightly toasted and smeared with butter or Nutella and served warm). Great recipe for Chocolate Chunk Sourdough Bread.

Chocolate Chunk Sourdough Bread I love using dark molasses to make it extra dark and to give it more complexity. Eat with good butter for a divine. Rich with tart dried cherries and dark chocolate chips, and gently bitter from the coffee and cocoa. You can have Chocolate Chunk Sourdough Bread using 13 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Chocolate Chunk Sourdough Bread

  1. Prepare of **Sourdough Pre-dough**.
  2. You need 45 g of bread flour or all purpose flour.
  3. Prepare 30 g of sourdough starter (wet kind).
  4. It's 15 g of water (1 Tbsp), might need 1 more Tbsp.
  5. It's of **Main Dough**.
  6. It's 425 g of bread flour.
  7. It's 265 g of water (265 ml).
  8. Prepare 10 g of salt.
  9. You need 1/2 g of active dry yeast (1 heaping 1/8 tsp).
  10. It's 30 g of unsweetened cocoa powder.
  11. It's 75 g of dark molasses (or honey).
  12. You need of **Mix-ins**.
  13. You need 100 g of semi-sweet chocolate, cut into chunks.

This Chocolate Chocolate Chip Sourdough Banana Bread is studded with chocolate chips and with cocoa powder and is a great way to use sourdough starter. My first sourdough starter I ever had I started the summer before I went to college. I dragged it off to NAU for undergrad school. I'm sure my dorm mate thought I was insane taking up valuable space in the mini fridge for it.

Chocolate Chunk Sourdough Bread step by step

  1. Mix the sourdough pre-dough together in a small bowl. Cover and let rest for 12 hours at room temperature..
  2. After 12 hours, mix the pre-dough with the main dough ingredients in a large bowl until the dough comes together..
  3. Remove to a floured working surface and knead for 15 minutes until smooth and elastic..
  4. Fold in the chocolate in batches..
  5. When all chocolate is folded in, knead for 1 more minute..
  6. Return dough to bowl, cover and let rise 2 hours at room temperature..
  7. After 2 hours, divide the dough into two equal portions. Shape into a round boules or longer oval loaf, or one each..
  8. Dust with a little flour and cover with a clean cloth. Let rise another 3 hours..
  9. Preheat oven to 230C/445F. While preheating, place a shallow tray at the bottom of the oven for creating steam. We'll be pouring in boiling water in right before baking to get the steam..
  10. When ready to bake, prepare some boiling water to pour in the tray at the bottom of the oven..
  11. Cut a slit down the center of each bread dough right before putting in oven to bake..
  12. Pour in some boiling water into the tray, then immediately put in the bread. Bake at 230°C/445°F for 10 minutes then remove the steam tray. Lower heat to 190°C/375°F and bak for another 25 minutes. (Total 35 minutes). Remove and let cool on a rack..

No-Knead Dutch Oven Chocolate Chip Bread Recipe. adapted from: Girl Versus Dough - No-Knead Dutch Oven Bread. The conclusion of this chocolate sourdough bread recipe. This is a very different beast of a sourdough bread but it absolutely delicious and doesn't seem like anything else I've tried before. Like a regular sourdough bread, the crust is super crunchy and the crumb is soft and somewhat stretchy. I was never a fan of chocolatey bread until I made this.