Maori Bread

Total Time
2hrs 15mins
1 hr 15 mins
1 hr

From Riana Mahe. Adapted from Sam Choy's Polynesian Kitchen. As a substitute for a deep pot, this will sometimes be baked in a large coffee can, using foil as a lid. Prep time includes rising time.

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  1. Combine yeast, water and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add all the flour at once.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Knead a few minutes until smooth and elastic.
  5. Grease a deep pot with a lid.
  6. Place dough in pot and cover.
  7. Let rise for 1 hour, or until doubled in size.
  8. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  9. Bake, covered, for 45 minutes.
  10. Remove lid and bake an additional 15 minutes.
  11. Remove from oven and take bread out of pot.
  12. Serve hot with honey-citrus butter.