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

Step-By-Step

1Scald milk.
Add sugar, butter, salt and mashed potatoes
Cool to lukewarm (about 110 degrees).

2Meanwhile, dissolve yeast in lukewarm water.
Add to the cooled milk mixture.

3Add 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.

4Turn onto lightly floured surface.
Knead gently until dough forms a smooth ball.

5Place 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.

6Turn 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.

7Bake 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