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Beginners Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake
Submitted by:  FLEISCHMANN'S



" If you are like me, you want fresh smelling bread baking in the oven, but not a clue how to do it correctly.  Here is a perfect "beginners" recipe for you begin your baking career!  Bon Appetit! "
3 cups all-purpose flour

1/3 cup sugar

2 packages FLEISCHMANN’S RapidRise Yeast

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup milk

1/2 cup water

1/2 cup butter or margarine

2 large eggs

3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels

Chocolate Nut Topping (recipe follows)


In large bowl, combine 1 cup flour, sugar, undissolved yeast, and salt. Heat milk, water and butter until very warm (120 to 130o F). Gradually add to dry ingredients. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally. Add eggs and 1 cup flour; beat 2 minutes at high speed, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in chocolate morsels and remaining flour to make a soft batter. Turn into greased 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan. Cover; let rise in warm, draft-free place until doubled in size, about 1 hour.


Bake at 400oF for 15 minutes; remove from oven and sprinkle with Chocolate Nut Topping. Return to oven and bake additional 10 minutes or until done. Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool on wire rack.


Chocolate Nut Topping: In medium bowl, cut 1/2 cup butter into 2/3 cup all-purpose flour until crumbly. Stir in 2/3 cup sugar, 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels, and 1 cup chopped pecans.

Makes 6 servings