pineapple bread

★★★★★ 1
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By gaynel mohler
from junction city, OH

This is NOT a dessert bread, it is a bread for sandwiches or served with a meal. It is on the sweet side, like a hawaiian bread. I have made it into "buns" for cook-out hamburger sandwiches with RAVE reviews from my guests. I had originally found this recipe in an Ohio Power Company magazine, yrs ago and keep going back to it for BBQ time.

★★★★★ 1
serves 3 loaves
prep time 3 Hr
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For pineapple bread

  • 2 c
    drained crushed pineapple packed in juice
  • 1 1/2 c
    pineapple juice , reserved from draining, add water if necessary
  • 1 c
    butter
  • 2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    warm water, (110 degrees)
  • 2 pkg
    dry yeast (2 tablespoons)
  • 1 tsp
    sugar
  • 4 lg
    eggs
  • 8 1/2 c
    flour *8 1/2 to -9 1/2 cups

How To Make pineapple bread

  • 1
    drain pineapple thoroughly
  • 2
    in a saucepan, warm pineapple juice with the butter, salt and half cup of the sugar until butter melts. Cool to lukewarm
  • 3
    In a large bowl put warm water, yeast and 1 tsp sugar. Let sit until yeast starts to bubble or foam.
  • 4
    Stir in the cooled pineapple juice mixture, the drained pineapple and the eggs.
  • 5
    Add flour 2 cups at a time until a soft dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl.
  • 6
    Turn out onto a floured board or surface., knead with more flour if needed, until smooth and elastic. The dough will still be a bit sticky.
  • 7
    Grease a large bowl , place dough in bowl to rise, covered with a t towel, in a warm draft free place until double
  • 8
    Punch dough down and let rest 10 minutes.
  • 9
    Grease 3 bread loaf pans, divide dough equally.
  • 10
    roll out each into a rectangle, then roll up and place in loaf pan.
  • 11
    allow to double in draft free warm place.
  • 12
    place pans in 350 degree oven and bake 30 to 40 minutes. remove from pans and cool on wire rack. May use an egg wash before baking, (beaten egg + water) brushed over the tops.
  • 13
    OPTIONS: Makes a beautiful braided loaf dusted with poppy seeds. Make into dinner rolls or, Make into Hamburger buns to serve at BBQ's

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