Mashed Potato Sweet Bread

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This recipe from my recipe vault is from the '70's. This makes 4 light textured loaves with a deep golden crust. This is great eaten toasted with sweet butter, marmalade and a great cup of coffee or tea.
The Holiday's always brings out the nostalgia in me-missing my family in Michigan, and having all the relative at my house for the holiday- I love cooking for them all(18) at the holidays every year at my home when I lived there. Now only 4 of us here in Las Vegas. I love everyone together. :(
---
More old recipes are coming -so look for them!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
makes 4 loaves
Prep:
1 Hr 30 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

2 pkg
(envelopes) active dry yeast
3 Tbsp
granulated sugar
1/2 c
lukewarm potato water
1 c
mashed potatoes
1/2 tsp
ground ginger
1/2 c
milk
1/2 c
butter
1 tsp
salt
6
extra large eggs,beaten
1 1/2 c
granulated sugar
7 c
all purpose flour

How to Make Mashed Potato Sweet Bread

Step-by-Step

  • 1Stir yeast and 3 Tablespoons sugar into potato water until dissolved. Add mashed potato and ginger. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled in bulk.
    Heat milk with butter and salt in a small saucepan until butter is melted. Cool to lukewarm.
  • 2Reserving a little beaten egg to use as egg wash later, beat remaining eggs until light. Gradually beat in 1 1/2 cups sugar. Combine yeast and egg mixtures, blending well. Stir in 2 cups flour. Add milk and beat until well blended. Add 2 more cups flour; beat 5 minutes, Gradually stir in more flour until dough is stiff enough to knead.
  • 3Turn out on a floured surface and knead about 10 minutes, adding only enough flour to prevent sticking. Put dough in a large, oiled bowl; turn once; cover with greased wax paper and let rise until double in size. Punch down; put on floured board and divide into 4 parts. Place in four loaf pans, or make braids or round loaves and place on greased baking sheets. Cover lightly with greased wax paper. Let rise in warm place until doubled.
  • 4Mix reserved egg with 1 teaspoon water and brush on loaves, sprinkling with sugar if desired. Bake at 350^ for 40-to- 50 minutes, until done.

Printable Recipe Card

About Mashed Potato Sweet Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: German
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom




Show 14 Comments & Reviews

17 Doughnut Recipes To Celebrate National Doughnut Day

17 Doughnut Recipes to Celebrate National Doughnut Day

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

"Doughnut" let us stop you from making one of these 17 delectable doughnut recipes. Happy National Doughnut Day!

Treat Yourself To Pumpkin Desserts Recipe

Treat Yourself to Pumpkin Desserts

Kitchen Crew

It's pumpkin season! Everywhere I food shop, pumpkin, pumpkin everywhere. And you know what... that's OK with me. I love to eat anything pumpkin in the fall especially when it's...

23 Blissful Blueberry Recipes

23 Blissful Blueberry Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

I mean, who doesn't love blueberries? From breakfast to dessert, these blueberry recipes are berry phenomenal.