Saffron Bread

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READY IN: 4hrs 25mins
Recipe by GingerlyJ

This fragrant bread comes from the Ellis Island Immigrant cookbook. it originates from england

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. crumble saffron fine and pour 1/2 cup boiling water over it.
  2. steep 2 hours.
  3. make a mixture of yeast, 1/2 cup warm water and 1/2 teaspoon sugar.
  4. add the mixture to 2 1/2 and add just enough water to beat in until smooth.
  5. cover and store in a warm place for an hour.
  6. in a larrge bowl mix 5 cups flour, salt, and nutmeg.
  7. work in shortening add 2 cups sugar.
  8. mixing in well then raisins.
  9. add to yeast mxture place in warm place for 1 hour.
  10. shape into bread loaves and then bake at 375 15 minutes.

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