Easy White Chocolate Chunk Yeast Bread

Easy White Chocolate Yeast Bread

The hardest part of making this recipe for Easy White Chocolate Chunk Yeast Bread is waiting... but the rewards are grand!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword white chocolate recipe, yeast bread recipe
Prep Time 3 hours
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 25 minutes
Servings 36 servings
Calories 79kcal
Author Maria Vannelli RD


  • 3 3/4 cups bread flour
  • teaspoons active dry yeast 8 grams
  • cups water lukewarm
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 200 grams white chocolate


  • In a large mixing bowl (of stand mixer) combine 3 3/4 cups of bread flour with yeast.
  • With paddle attachment, mix on low speed for about one minute.
  • Add water and continue beating until well incorporated (2-3 minutes).
  • Switch to dough hook.
  • On medium speed, mix for about 6-8 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Alternately, you can knead by hand.
  • Add the salt and continue kneading for about 2 minutes.
  • Add the white chocolate chunks and knead for another 2 minutes.
  • Cover loosely with plastic wrap and clean tea towel.
  • Let rise for about 1 hour or until double in size.
  • Punch down dough.
  • Turn out dough on a lightly floured board and knead for a few minutes.
  • Separate into 3 sections.
  • Roll each third into a baguette shape and place on a parchment lined cookie sheet.
  • Cover loosely with plastic wrap and clean tea towel.
  • Let rise for about 1 hour or until double in size.
  • Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • Place a pan of water at the bottom of the oven.
  • When the loaves have doubled in size and are ready to be baked, reduce oven temperature to 350°F and immediately and quickly place the loaves in the oven.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes or until crusts are golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and place on cooling racks.
  • Enjoy warm or toasted.
  • Best the day they are made.
  • Can be frozen.


I prefer my bread not too sweet... feel free to play around with the total amount of white chocolate.
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided below is just a rough estimate and variations can occur depending on the specific ingredients used. 
*adapted from club med recipe


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 79kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 70mg | Potassium: 36mg | Sugar: 3g | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.1mg