Cajun Bread (regular loaf)
photo by Linajjac
- Ready In:
- 3hrs 5mins
1 Large Loaf
- 1 1⁄8 cups water
- 3 cups white bread flour
- 2 tablespoons dry milk
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine
- 1 1⁄2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 1⁄2 tablespoons cajun seasoning (if you use a no salt blend, double the above amount of salt)
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste
- 1 teaspoon onion paste or 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
- 1⁄2 teaspoon parsley flakes
- 2 teaspoons fast rise yeast or 3 teaspoons active dry yeast
- Place all ingredients in your bread maker in the order given.
- Set to regular or rapid bake cycle.
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I don't have a bread machine, so I made this bread using instructions from Donna M. in Talk (thanks a bunch Donna!!). I mixed the wet ingredients together, then the dry ingredients in another bowl. After the yeast "proofed", I added the wet ingredients to the dry. I kneaded the dough until it was smooth and let it rise in a lightly oiled bowl. After the dough had risen, I punched it down and let it rise again in a loaf pan. Then I baked it for approx. 30 min at 350 degrees. The bread had a nice taste, but wasn't very spicy (for my taste). I think next time I make this, I'll double the cajun seasoning. I served this bread with Chili-Cheese Steaks, Grilled Herbed Potatoes and Okra Salad. It was an overall very good meal.
Throughly enjoyed this bread. As we were having this with Crockpot Thai Shrimp and Rice recipe#58043 I made a few minor changes to the recipe. I decreased the water to 1/2 cup and eliminated the tomato paste and dry milk and added 1/4 cup coconut milk. I also had to add a little bit more flour for the extra liquid. Delicious bread that we will be making again.
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