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Homemade Coco Bread

Yields6 ServingsPrep Time45 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time1 hr

Make your own sweet fluffy coco bread at home with this super easy recipe using only a few simple ingredients.

cocoa bread

 3 cups Flour
 ½ tsp Salt
  cup Granulated Sugar
 1 Pack Dry active yeast
 1 tsp Sugar (for yeast)
 1 cup Milk (any choice)
 ¼ cup Vegetable Oil
 3 tbsp Butter

Warm the milk (warm to the touch) then add the 2 tsp of sugar and pack of yeast. Mix with fork until combined and let to sit for 5 - 15 minutes to bloom.

Meanwhile, Sift flour and combine salt and sugar.

Once yeast has grown in size, pour into the flour mixture along with the oil. Using a large spoon or spatula, stir the mixture together until it starts to form a ball.


Next, knead the dough in the bowl until the sides are clean. Turn flour out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 10 minutes or until you form a smooth ball.

Place into a lightly oiled bowl, cover with cling film and a towel and place into a warm dark place to rise for 1 hr.


After 1 hour the dough should be doubled in size. punch down and turn onto another lightly floured surface. Add a sprinkle of flour on top and knead again for 10 minutes.

Once kneaded cut into 6 - 8 pieces. Roll each piece into a ball, add some flour onto your rolling pin and smooth out each ball until it forms a flat round.

Slightly melt the butter and add 1 tsp of oil. Brush onto the flat dough then gently fold over. Do not press. Place onto a lined baking tray.


Let the coco breads rest for 15 minutes. Heat the oven on 350F/160C. After 15 minutes the coco bread should be doubled in size. Bake for 10 minutes or until the breads are golden brown.

Do a final brush with the butter then serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 0