Sugar Plum Bread With Homemade Butter

Recipe by Diana 2
READY IN: 1hr 20mins




  • In a large bowl, dissolve 1 tsp sugar in warm water.
  • Sprinkle in yeast and let stand 10 minutes then stir well.
  • Add 1/2 cup sugar, butter, salt and 2 cups flour. Beat for 2 minutes.
  • Add 2 more cups flour and eggs. Beat 3 minutes.
  • Stir in remaining flour. You should have a soft dough. Knead for 8 minutes. Place in a lightly greased bowl. Cover with greased paper and a towel.
  • Let rise for 2 hours in a warm oven.
  • Punch down. Knead in fruit and nuts. Shape into 2 balls.
  • Place in greased 8” cake pans. Cover with a towel and let rise for 1-1/2 hours. Bake for 45 - 50 minutes at 350°.
  • Remove from pans at once. Drizzle with glaze.
  • Glaze: Mix sugar and water together. If too stiff, add more water by drops.
  • Butter: In a glass jar, shake the whipping cream until butter forms. Drain and chill until ready to use.