Anadama Bread

Recipe by Missy Wombat
READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
YIELD: 1 loaf




  • In a larg bowl, dissolve the yeast in the warm milk.
  • Stir in the molasses and butter.
  • Add the cornmeal and 1 cup flour and beat vigorously until smooth.
  • Mix in salt and enough remaiing flour to make a stiff daough.
  • Knead until smooth and elastic.
  • Form dough into a ball and place it in a lightly oiled bowl.
  • Turn it once to coat the surface with oil.
  • Cover with a cloth and place in a warm area until it has doubled in size[approx 1 1/2- 2 hours].
  • A closed car in a sunny spot is a good location.
  • Punch the dough down and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  • Shape into 1 large loaf and place in well greased loaf tins.
  • Allow to rise until almost doubled[45-60 minutes].
  • Brush tops with beaten egg.
  • Bake in a preheated 375 deg F oven for 30-35 minutes until the crust is golden brown and the loaf sounds hollow when tapped on the bottom.