Gramma's Anadama Bread

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Aroostook

An old-fashion cornmeal batter bread that is a treat. Makes four beautiful crusty loaves.

Top Review by Missy Wombat

Very easy recipe. I baked this recipe in a loaf tin, a Tupperware silicon kugelhopf form and on a baking sheet as a plain bread. They all worked. I was a little worried that after 9 cups of flour that the mix would be a little dry. However a bit of enthusiastic kneading fixed that and the texture works well.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour hot water over cornmeal and stir well.
  2. Let stand for 20 minutes.
  3. Dissolve yeast in warm water& let stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Add shortening, molasses and salt to cornmeal mixture.
  5. Stir in dissolved yeast.
  6. Stir in flour and beat thoroughly.
  7. Spoon into 4 greased loaf pans, cover and let raise until doubled.
  8. Preheat oven to 350.
  9. Bake for 50 minutes.
  10. Remove from pans and let cool on racks.

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