Mom's Crusty White Potato Bread

Recipe by RussianMama
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READY IN: 3hrs
SERVES: 24
YIELD: 4 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix warm water, yeast, sugar, potato flakes and gluten in a small bowl. Let sit till foamy.
  • Transfer yeast mixture to a mixing bowl (Bosch, Kitchen aid or by hand).
  • Add salt, 1 cup of oil, eggs and 4 cups of the flour to the yeast mixture and mix with a wire wisk till all is throroughly combined and smooth.
  • Change to your kneading attachment and slowly add the remaining 8 cups of flour. Mix on low for 15 minutes or knead by hand until smooth.
  • Put the remaining 2 T oil into a large bowl, greasing the sides where the dough will touch.
  • Place dough in greased bowl and let rise till double. About one hour.
  • Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Punch down and divide into 4 loaf pans, let rise till double. About 30 minutes.
  • Brush risen loaves with egg yolk and sprinkle with the sesame seeds.
  • Place in oven for 15 minutes.
  • Reduce temperature to 350 degrees, keeping the loaves in the oven, set the timer for 45 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cool 5 minutes. Remove loaves from pan and place on a wire rack to cool.
  • Slice and spread with butter. Yummy!
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