old fashioned potato bread

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Linda Kauppinen
from Greenwood, FL

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

serves Makes 3 Loaves
prep time 2 Hr 30 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For old fashioned potato bread

  • 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
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How To Make old fashioned potato bread

  • 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.
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