Moravian Love Feast Buns

Recipe by CocinaCubana
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READY IN: 9hrs 20mins
SERVES: 16
YIELD: 16 buns
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place cubed potato and enough water to cover in small saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low. Cook potatountil fork-tender. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of the potato water. Mash potato to measure 1/2 cup; set aside.
  • In the same saucepan combine potato water, 1/4 cup of water and1/2 cup butter. Heat until very warm (120 to 130 degrees F).
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine 2 cups of the flour, the sugar,salt, and yeast; mix well. Add warm potato water mixture; beat until well blended. Add remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, beatinguntil smooth. Cover and refrigerate 8 to 24 hours.
  • Grease cookie sheets. Punch down dough several times to remove all air bubbles. Place dough on lightly floured surface. Knead dough 6 to 10 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Dividedough into 16 pieces. Shape each into smooth, round bun; place on greased cookie sheets. Cover loosely with plastic wrap and cloth towel. Let rise in warm place (80 to 85 degrees F) until doubled in size, about 45 minutes.
  • Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Uncover dough. Cut 1/4 cup cold butter into 16 equal pieces. Press one piece into the center of each bun. Sprinkle each with 1/2 teaspoon sugar. Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
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