Susan's Special Winter Bread (Bread Machine)

4
Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

This is for a bread machine, but could be made by hand, also. I like the cornmeal in it - gives it a New England flavor, but not a bit like cornbread.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2 pound loaf
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
2 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

  • 7 oz
    warm water
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    apple butter or applesauce
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 1/4 c
    molasses
  • 1/2 c
    cornmeal (not cornbread mix)
  • 2 c
    + 2 tbsp bread flour
  • 1 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 2 1/4 tsp
    active dry yeast

How to Make Susan's Special Winter Bread (Bread Machine)

Step-by-Step

  1. Measure all ingredients into the bread pan of your bread machine, in the order given. If your machine has a "sweet" setting, use that; otherwise, use the "basic" setting. Operate machine according to manufacturer's instructions.
  2. To make by hand: Stir together liquid ingredients and salt. Add in corn meal and bread flour. Knead in (by hand or with dough hook mixer) the whole wheat flour until bread is smooth and elastic. Let rise in a warm place for 1 hour. Punch down and let rest 10 minutes.
  3. Shape into a large loaf (9 x 5 inch size) and place in a large greased bread pan. OR, divide dough in half and place in 2 greased metal coffee cans (nowadays, you would use something like a large sized baked beans can - a #3 can, or 3 1/2 cup capacity). Set pan/cans in a warm place and allow bread to rise about 1 hour. Bake in a preheated 350° oven about 25 - 35 minutes, until loaf sounds hollow when tapped. The large loaf may take 5 minutes more, or 40 minutes. Remove immediately from pan/cans and cool on wire rack.

Printable Recipe Card

About Susan's Special Winter Bread (Bread Machine)

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Collection: Winter Recipes



Show 18 Comments & Reviews

Your Go-To Easter Menu

Your Go-To Easter Menu


From Easter brunch to Easter dinner, we have your menu for your holiday meal. Whether you’re in charge of the main dish, appetizer, side dish, or dessert, we have the family-tested and approved recipes you need.

10 Cadbury Creme Egg-Inspired Desserts

10 Cadbury Creme Egg-Inspired Desserts


Cadbury Creme Egg’s have a cult following. When they first make their appearance each new year, Creme Egg lovers go crazy. If you’re not familiar with them, Cadbury Creme Eggs are chocolate candy shaped like an egg. Inside, is a white and yellow filling that mimics the yolk of an egg. Great for snacking and […]

9 Tater Tot Recipes the Whole Family Will Love

9 Tater Tot Recipes the Whole Family Will Love


Tater tots – you either love them or you hate them. When you’re under 18, there’s a 100% chance you love them, making tater tots a must-make for busy moms. However, there are only so many times you can have them as a side. That’s where these recipes come in. From tater tot casseroles to […]