Old Fashioned Potato Bread

Linda Kauppinen

By
@cyrene

This is a wonderful bread recipe and one of my favorites from my Ukrainian grandmother! There is nothing like potato bread!


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Serves:

Makes 3 Loaves

Prep:

2 Hr 30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 1/2 c
whole milk
6 Tbsp
sugar
6 Tbsp
butter
2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
mashed potatoes
2 pkg
dry yeast
1/2 c
lukewarm water (about 110 degrees)
3 c
whole wheat flour
7 - 8 c
unbleached white flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Scald milk.
Add sugar, butter, salt and mashed potatoes
Cool to lukewarm (about 110 degrees).
2
Meanwhile, dissolve yeast in lukewarm water.
Add to the cooled milk mixture.
3
Add whole wheat flour and 1 cup white flour.
Beat 2 minutes with mixer.
Stir in 6 to 7 more cups of flour until dough leaves sides of bowl.
4
Turn onto lightly floured surface.
Knead gently until dough forms a smooth ball.
5
Place in a greased bowl.
Turn once to grease top of dough.
Cover and let rise in a warm place and let rise again until double.
6
Turn onto floured surface and divide dough into 3 equal parts.
Cover and let rest 10 minutes.
Form into 3 loaves and place in greased bread pans.
7
Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes.
remove from pans and place on rack to cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: German
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom
Hashtags: #potato, #yeast