Anadama Bread By Linda

Linda Smith

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@Cookenwithlov

I think I got this recipe out of a magazine maybe 30 years ago it is a sweet dense bread great for making toast.


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Serves:

8 slices per loaf

Prep:

3 Hr

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
yellow cornmeal
1 1/2 c
water
1/2 c
dark molasses
1 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
butter

DRY INGREDIENCES

2 pkg
active dry yeast
6 c
flour
1/2 c
warm water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a sauce pan add cornmeal,water, molasses, butter, and salt. Cook over low heat till thick, remove from heat let cool till luke warm.
2
In a large bowl add yeast and warm water stir let stand till yeast dissolves add pinch of sugar to see if yeast is good (foam will appear)
3
When mixture in sauce pan is lukewarm add to yeast mix well.
4
Add 2 cups of flour mix well, keep adding flour till dough forms ball.
5
Dump on floured surface and knead about 10 minutes or until smooth and elastic, put in oiled bowl cover let rise till double in a warm area away from drafts. About 1 hour.
6
punch down cut in half roll out to a rectangle about 1/2" thick, roll up like a jelly roll seal edges and put in greased bread pan. repeat with second half.
7
Let raise in a warm place till double about an hour,
8
Bake in a moderate oven at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes remove from oven dump out of pan cool on wire racks. enjoy

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom