new england anadama bread (for bread machines)

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By Vickie Parks
from Renton, WA

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.

serves 12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 3 Hr 30 Min
method Bread Machine

Ingredients For new england anadama bread (for bread machines)

  • 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
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How To Make new england anadama bread (for bread machines)

  • 1
    Measure ingredients, except sunflower seeds, into bread pan in the order listed.
  • 2
    insert bread pan securely into baking chamber; close lid.
  • 3
    Add sunflower seeds into automatic fruit/nut dispenser.
  • 4
    Plug bread machine unit into wall outlet.
  • 5
    For 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.
  • 6
    The complete signal will sound when bread is done.
  • 7
    Using 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.)
  • 8
    Allow 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.
  • 9
    For 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
  • 10
    For 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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