Chocolate Panini

Cuisinart original

A decadent treat  make sure to serve with a cold glass of milk.


Makes 2 panini


4        slices Italian or semolina bread
2        teaspoons unsalted butter, softened or olive oil
4        ounces semisweet chocolate (1 standard baking chocolate bar, such as Ghirardelli)
          pinch kosher salt

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per panini:

Calories 363 (50% from fat) • carb. 46g • pro. 4g

• fat 22g • sat. fat 11g • chol. 0mg • sod. 172mg

• calc. 34mg • fiber 4g


1 .   Preheat grill in the closed position.

2 .   Brush one side of each slice of bread with the butter.  Lay 2 slices of bread on a work surface, buttered side down. Top the two slices evenly with the chocolate and a sprinkle of salt.  Top with remaining bread, buttered side up.

3 .   Place sandwiches on the bottom grill plate and close.  Grill panini for 2 to 2½ minutes or until bread is toasted and chocolate has melted.

4 .   Allow panini to rest for 1 to 2 minutes.  Cut in half on the diagonal and serve warm.

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