Nov 10, 2019

Spiral Chocolate Cinnamon Christmas Bread

Chocolate Cinnamon Raisin BreadI only make this holiday bread once a year (okay, maybe twice ?) because it may be called bread but let’s face it… it’s dessert. Here are a few progress photos of how to make my Spiral Chocolate Cinnamon Christmas Bread. First, you divide the dough in half, roll & press each half into a rough 9 x 9-inch square, and spread the chocolate/butter mixture all the way to the edges.

Chocolate Spiral Christmas Bread

Next, you cover each half with the brown sugar/cinnamon/cocoa mixture, all the way to the edges.


Now roll each of them up, starting at the right and left edges, rolling them towards each other. It’s a little messy but that’s okay. Oh, one more thing. You can also scatter about 2 tablespoons of chocolate chips on each half before rolling them up.

How To Make Spiral Bread

The fun part is twisting the logs into a loaf. Bring the logs together (it doesn’t matter where the seams go) and twist them together 3 or 4 times (like you’re wringing out a towel) to make a spiral, but messy, loaf. Tuck the edges under and plop it into your parchment paper-lined loaf pan.

How To Make Chocolate BreadBake for 30 minutes but after 15 minutes, put a foil tent on top to avoid over-browning. I hope these photos are helpful. For the recipe click here.Jenny Jones 

6 Comments on "Spiral Chocolate Cinnamon Christmas Bread"

  1. SooSie

    Hi Jenny,
    I’m a little unclear on how to place the two twisted spiral loaves into the one loaf pan. Are they placed one on on top of the other, or shunted down the loaf pan with one on each end? Thanks, and love your recipes!

    • Jenny Can Cook

      I’m not sure I can explain it better than the photos provided. Place the two logs side by side and twist them into a spiral, then place it into the loaf pan.

  2. Mary Ellen

    For you donut recipe, what do I use in place of butter milk? That’s the baked donuts. Thanks
    Mary Ellen

    • Jenny Can Cook

      Please see the Substitutions in my blog.

  3. Robyn

    Jenny, I sure miss your videos! Would you ever consider making new ones again?

  4. Alice J. Faerber

    Hi Jenny,
    Silly question but can I just make two skinny loaves instead of a fatter loaf of
    the chocolate Christman bread? If so, after I twist each loaf how long would I
    bake it for?
    Thanks got your help.

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