Anadama Bread

READY IN: 38mins
YIELD: 2 loaves




  • Dissolve the yeast in warm water and let sit to proof while you are preparing the rest.
  • Bring the water and salt to a boil in a saucepan.
  • Add the cornmeal slowly stirring all the while so it will not get lumpy.
  • Pour into a large bowl.
  • Add the molasses and butter; cool to lukewarm.
  • Add the yeast mixture and stir well.
  • Add the flour gradually to make a good dough that you can knead.
  • Knead 100 times.
  • Place in greased bowl and let rise till doubled, about 1 1/2 hours.
  • Punch down and divide in half and place in two greased pans.
  • Let rise till almost double (about 1 hour).
  • Bake in 375 degree oven for 40-45 minutes placing foil on top if it starts getting too brown.