Popcorn Bread

READY IN: 2hrs 40mins
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Recipe by Pinay0618

A "mystery" bread to serve at a party and see if the guests can guess the secret ingredient. Makes 3 big and beautiful loaves of a good-tasting, slightly sweet all-purpose bread. Be sure the water-and-milk mixture is not too warm before adding the yeast. --The Middlebury Inn, Middlebury, Vermont

Top Review by lilypads

Hmmm, popcorn bread.Well, when I saw this recipe I knew I just had to try it myself. I am always looking for recipes to try in my bread maker, and I decided to try making the full batch with 7 cups of flour in my machine!(dough cycle) I kind of helped the machine out a bit to start by pushing down the mound of flour to help the blades "grab and mix."My machine took over and did a beautiful job right to the finished dough stage.I had 3 huge loaves of soft and tender bread with an ever so slightly yellow shade (there was no butter in the popcorn)to it. Tastes wonderful, and I will be making this again, as it is soooo easy done in the bread maker. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine water and milk in a large bowl. Stir in yeast and sugar and let them "work" about 10 minutes.
  2. Run popcorn through a blender or food processor until it is the consistency of cornmeal. Add popcorn and salt to the mixture in the bowl.
  3. Then add eggs and cooled melted butter and gradually work in all 7 cups of flour. If you don't have a machine, knead the mixture well by hand.
  4. Let dough rise (usually 25-30 minutes). Punch it down then let rise once more.
  5. Put dough out onto a rolling board. Separate into 3 equal pieces. Roll into shape and place in greased bread pans. Let rise until doubled in size. Bake at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or until loaves are golden brown. Remove from oven and butter the crusts.

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