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BBD #6 – Chocolate Chunks Turtle Bread

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This month’s Bread Baking Day is hosted by Eva from Sweet Sins, and for this edition, she chose shaped breads theme. After some thinking I decided to make a turtle shaped bread I’ve seen on the net and wanted to make for some time and this was a good opportunity to do it. The recipe I used was plain sweet bread with added pieces of dark chocolate.

150 ml milk
30 g sugar
1/4 tsp salt
60 g butter
10 g fresh yeast
2 Tbsp lukewarm water
450 g flour
1 egg
100 g dark chocolate, cut to little pieces

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Boil milk with sugar, salt and butter. Let cool. Dissolve yeast in water. Sift flour on your working surface and make a hole in the middle. Pour milk, yeast and slightly beaten egg and knead the dough. Make a desired shape and leave dough to rise in a warm place for about half an hour. Bake in a preheated oven for 20-25 minutes on 200°C. After you take bread from the oven cover it for 10 minutes with a wet cloth so it softens.

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Update: The roundup is online, so head up to Eva’s site to see part 1 and part 2.

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7 Comments

  • Eva January 27, 2008 5:39 pm

    How cute is that! I can really imagine this little turtle crawling across the beach to reach the see..;-) Thanks for participating!

  • Mer February 1, 2008 8:02 pm

    This is great!And, welcome to Daring Bakers, by the way. :0)

  • Katie February 4, 2008 11:57 pm

    Your turtle is just adorable! What a great bread.

  • zorra February 5, 2008 2:42 am

    Cute turtle, to nice to eat. ;-)

  • Cakelaw February 5, 2008 6:58 pm

    This is the cutest loaf of bread that I have ever seen!

  • Mcwhisky June 7, 2008 12:55 am

    So cute! Awesome!!

  • Beth March 16, 2009 12:04 pm

    oh my gosh! i love bread, i love chocolate and i LOVE honu!!!!! i wish i hadn’t already baked bread today! i can’t wait to eat this guy’s flippers!

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