Potato Bread

Recipe by Aroostook
READY IN: 1hr 35mins
YIELD: 2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    medium potato, pared, cubed, and boiled (8oz.)
  • 2 12
    cups water, used to cook potato
  • 1
    (1/4 ounce) package yeast or 2 1/4 teaspoons yeast
  • 1
    tablespoon salt
  • 3
    tablespoons sugar
  • 3
    tablespoons shortening
  • 5 -7
    cups flour
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mash the potato and add the potato water, salt, sugar, and shortening.
  • In a medium sized bowl mix 5 cups flour and yeast.
  • Add lukewarm liquid mixture and work into flour.
  • Knead remaining 2 cups of flour into the dough.
  • Let rest in a warm place for 30 minutes.
  • Work down and form into loaves.
  • Place into pans and let rise until doubled in size.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 35 minutes.
  • Remove from pans and brush butter over entire surface of loaves.
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