Potato Bread (using instant potato and dry milk)

Recipe by Aroostook
READY IN: 3hrs 40mins
YIELD: 2 loaves




  • Mix potato flakes and water to make 2/3 c.
  • mashed potato Place in a large bowl.
  • Stir in next four ingredients (hot water, shortening, salt and sugar) Set aside to cool.
  • Stir yeast into ½ c.lukewarm water.
  • When potato mixture is cooled to lukewarm, add yeast mixture.
  • Add dry milk/flour mixture to potato mixture and beat well.
  • Add 2 cups of flour beat until smooth.
  • Add 2 more c. flour.
  • Beat until smooth.
  • Place about 1 c. of flour on your bread board.
  • Turn out dough on floured board and knead for 5 minutes.
  • Add more flour as needed.
  • Oil a bowl and place kneaded dough in it.
  • Brush top of dough with a bit more oil.
  • Cover with a towel and let rise until doubled.
  • Punch down and halve dough.
  • Knead each half on floured board and form into two (three) loaf shapes.
  • Grease two 5x9 loaf pans (or 3- 4x9 pans) Place dough in pans.
  • Brush tops with oil.
  • Let rise until doubled.
  • Preheat oven to 400F Bake for 30-40 minutes.