New England Anadama Bread (for bread machines)

Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

This is a wonderful bread recipe (automatic bread machine version) that's quite popular throughout the New England region of the United States. Original amounts yield a 1-pound loaf. But you can make a larger loaf (depending on the size of your bread machine. See Step #9 for ingredient amounts to make a 1 1/2-pound loaf, or Step #10 for ingredient amounts to make a 2-pound loaf. Bread machines can vary, so baking time might be different for you.


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Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
3 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Bread Machine

Ingredients

1 c
water (80-90°f)
2 Tbsp
molasses
2 Tbsp
dry skim milk powder
1 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
unsalted butter or margarine, cut in pieces
1/2 c
yellow cornmeal
3 1/2 c
bread flour
1 tsp
bread machine yeast
1/3 c
unsalted sunflower seeds

Step-By-Step

1Measure ingredients, except sunflower seeds, into bread pan in the order listed.
2insert bread pan securely into baking chamber; close lid.
3Add sunflower seeds into automatic fruit/nut dispenser.
4Plug bread machine unit into wall outlet.
5For bread option, select WHITE. Choose loaf size (ingredient amounts listed above are for 1 lb loaf. Step #9 lists ingredient amounts for 1 1/2 lb loaf, and step #10 lists ingredient amounts for 2 lb loaf).

Select desired crust color. Press START button.
6The complete signal will sound when bread is done.
7Using pot holders, remove bread pan from baking chamber and carefully remove bread from pan. (If kneading paddle remains in bread, remove paddle once bread has cooled.)
8Allow bread to cool (at least 20 minutes) on a wire rack until ready to serve.

Makes 1 (1-pound) loaf. See Steps #9 for 1 1/2-pound loaf or Step #10 for a 2-pound loaf.
9For 1 1/2 pound loaf, follow directions above, steps 1 through 8, using these ingredient amounts (added to ABM in order listed):
1 cup + 2 Tbsp water
3 Tbsp molasses
3 Tbsp dry skim milk powder
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 Tbsp unsalted butter or margarine, cut in pieces
1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
4 cups bread flour
1 1/2 tsp bread machine yeast
1/2 cup unsalted sunflower seeds
10For 2 pound loaf, follow directions above, steps 1 through 8, using these ingredient amounts (added to ABM in order listed):
1 1/2 cups water
1/4 cup molasses
1/4 cup dry skim milk powder
1 1/2 tsp salt
2 Tbsp unsalted butter or margarine, cut in pieces
3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
4 1/2 cups bread flour
2 tsp bread machine yeast
1/2 cup unsalted sunflower seeds

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Savory Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy