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Cherry-Chocolate Buns

Two of your favorite things--bread and chocolate--in this yummy bun.

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 18

Ingredients

Buns

1
package regular active dry yeast
3/4
cup warm water (105°F to 115°F)
1/3
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/4
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup shortening
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
egg
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
12
maraschino cherries, cut into eighths

Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
1
to 2 tablespoons milk
1/4
teaspoon almond extract

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Directions

  • 1 In large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Beat in cocoa, granulated sugar, shortening, salt, egg and 1 cup of the flour with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
  • 2 Stir in remaining flour and the cherries. Scrape batter from side of bowl. Cover and let rise in warm place about 1 hour or until double. (Dough is ready if indentation remains when touched.)
  • 3 Grease 18 regular-size muffin cups. Stir down batter by beating 25 strokes. Fill muffin cups 1/2 full. Cover and let rise in warm place about 40 minutes or until double.
  • 4 Heat oven to 375°F. Bake about 15 minutes. Immediately remove from pan to cooling rack.
  • 5 In medium bowl, mix all glaze ingredients until smooth and thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle over warm buns.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bun
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
35 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 g
4 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
10 mg
10 %;
Sodium
70 mg
70 %;
Total Carbohydrate
23 g
23 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
2 g
2 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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