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1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. African tech startups raise billions of dollars annually, seven African start-ups were included in the World Economic Forum 2021 cohort of 100 Technology Pioneers.

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Africa is Famous for Coffee and Chocolate | Chocolate Bread Recipe

Chocolate Coffee Bread Recipe
Chocolate Coffee Bread Recipe

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Africa is famous for coffee and chocolate

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Chocolate Bread Recipe
Delicious Chocolate Bread is an easy one bowl recipe. Infused with dark roasted coffee Chocolate Bread is rich, moist and delicious.

Chocolate Bread Recipe

Serves 4
African food



Ingredients
2 tablespoon of unsalted butter
1/3 a cup of granulated sugar
½ cup chocolate chips (optional)
1 large egg
¼ a teaspoon of salt
1 cup of hot strong coffee
1 package yeast
¼ teaspoon of extract cinnamon
½ a cup of cocoa
3 ½ to 4 cups of flour

Directions
Mix in order given, having dough as soft as can be handled, turn onto kneading surface, roll into a square about an inch in thickness, sprinkle on one-half cup of chocolate chips, fold the sides to meet the center, then each end to center, and fold again.

Roll as at first, using another one-half cup chocolate chips, fold, and roll and fold again. Place in a bowl which is set in pan of warm water, let raise forty minutes.

Shape, place in pan, let rise until doubled in size. Bake fifteen to twenty minutes. As you take from oven, brush the top with white of one egg beaten with one-half cup confectioners sugar.

Let stand five minutes. Then they are ready to serve.

Did you know?
Cocoa has always grown in many parts of the African tropics. The cacao-tree grows wild in the forests of tropical regions but is also one of the tender trees of tropical growth. Africa produces well over 65 percent of the world’s cocoa.

Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

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