Total Time
2hrs 50mins
Prep 2 hrs 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

Jamaican bread.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Dissolve the yeast in some of the water(1/4 cup) and add 2 teaspoons sugar. Leave it to stand in a warm place for 10 minutes.
  2. Sieve the flour ,1 tsp sugar and salt. Cut the shortening into the flour.
  3. Add the yeast mixture and the rest of the water all at once.
  4. Mix quickly to a soft dough which is elastic and pliable.
  5. Knead the dough vigorously either by hand or in an electric mixer, using dough hook. At least 8 to 10 minutes.
  6. Cover the dough with a damp cloth to prevent the formation of a skin and leave it to rise or 'proof' in a warm place for 1 hour.
  7. Knock back the dough by kneading it again for a minute.
  8. Shape the dough into loaves or rolls. Place in the appropriate greased tin and leave to rise again for 40 minutes.
  9. Bake in a 450 degrees F. oven for about 30 to 40 minutes or until golden brown and sound hollow when tapped. Cool on racks.

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