Anadama Bread By Linda

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Linda Smith

By
@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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1In a sauce pan add cornmeal,water, molasses, butter, and salt. Cook over low heat till thick, remove from heat let cool till luke warm.
2In 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)
3When mixture in sauce pan is lukewarm add to yeast mix well.
4Add 2 cups of flour mix well, keep adding flour till dough forms ball.
5Dump 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.
6punch 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.
7Let raise in a warm place till double about an hour,
8Bake in a moderate oven at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes remove from oven dump out of pan cool on wire racks. enjoy

About Anadama Bread By Linda

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