Potato Bread

Amount

 Measure

 Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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1

 large

 potato -- peeled and cubed

1 1/2

 cups

 water

2

 packages

 yeast

6 1/2

 cups

 all-purpose flour

1/2

 cup

 light sour cream

2

 tablespoons

 sugar

1/4

 teaspoon

 honey

2

 tablespoons

 unsalted butter -- melted

1

 teaspoon

 salt

1/4

 cup

 2% milk

 vegetable cooking spray

1

 tablespoon

 unsalted butter -- melted


Boil potatoes until tender. Drain reserving 1/2 cup of the water. Mash with milk and set aside. Let cool.

In a large bowl put 1/2 cup of the warm potato water. Add yeast and let proof.

Add potatoes, sugar, sour cream, 2 tablespoons of butter, salt, and honey. Mix well.

Add flour until a stiff dough forms. Turn out onto a floured bowl and knead until smooth and elastic. You can also knead in a stand mixer.

Place dough in a greased bowl turning to have greased side up. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled.

Punch down and divide into 2 pieces. Shape into a loaf and place in a 8x4x2 inch greased pan. Cover and let rise until doubled.

Heat oven to 375F.

Brush loaves with butter and bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until golden brown.

Makes 24 servings

Per Serving:
149 Calories; 2g Fat (11.9% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 28g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 4mg Cholesterol; 93mg Sodium. Exchanges: 2 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

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