New England Anadama Bread (for bread machines)

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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

How to Make New England Anadama Bread (for bread machines)

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

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About New England Anadama Bread (for bread machines)

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