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Yankee Christmas Bread Recipe
|Potato||1 Small, peeled and sliced|
|Unsalted potato water||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (105-115Â°F)|
|Active dry yeast||1 Tablespoon|
|Milk||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Flour||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Unsalted butter||6 Tablespoon|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Golden raisins||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chopped candied citron||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Chopped candied orange peel||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Unsalted butter||2 Tablespoon, melted|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3965 Calories from Fat 1000
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 114 g175.1%
Saturated Fat 67.2 g335.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 484.6 mg
Sodium 1159.9 mg48.3%
Total Carbohydrates 676 g225.4%
Dietary Fiber 32.7 g130.9%
Sugars 219 g
Protein 79 g157.5%
Vitamin A 70.9% Vitamin C 132.5%
Calcium 52.1% Iron 175.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
2 Dissolve yeast in warm unsalted potato water. Set aside for 5 minutes. Heat milk to warm (105°-115°F) and add to yeast mixture.
3 Stir in mashed potato and 1 1/2 cups flour. Mix thoroughly. Cover; let rise in warm place about 1 hour.
4 Cream butter with sugar; mix thoroughly. Add egg and salt.
5 Add this mixture to the yeast and potato mixture. Add enough remaining flour to make a soft dough. Mix thoroughly.
6 Knead in the raisins, citron, and orange peel.
7 Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth€”about 10 minutes.
8 Cover; let rise until double€”about 45 minutes. Punch down dough. Shape into round loaf.
9 Place in greased 2-inch-deep, 8-inch round cake pan. Brush top of loaf with melted butter and sugar and cinnamon mixture.
10 Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 30 minutes. Bake in a preheated 350°F oven about 1 hour or until done. Cool on wire rack.