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  • 4 ½-5 cups plus 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • ¾ cup mashed potatoes, room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 packages active dry yeast
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 ½ cups water reserved from boiling potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour

 

1. In large bowl, combine 1 1/2 cup flour, mashed potatoes, sugar, undissolved yeast and salt.

2. Heat butter and water until very warm (120-130 degrees).

3. Gradually add to dry ingredients.

4. Beat two minutes at medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally.

5. With spoon, stir in whole wheat flour and enough remaining white flour to make a soft dough.

6. Knead 6-8 minutes.

7. Place in greased bowl, turning to grease top.

8. Cover and let rise about 40 minutes in a warm place.

9. Divide into two portions.

10. Roll into 8″ rounds or two loaves.

11. Place on greased baking sheet.

12. Let rise until double in bulk (25-30 minutes).

13. Slash each loaf 1/4″ inch thick (3 slashes).

14. Sprinkle with whole wheat flour.

15. Bake at 400 degrees for 25-30 minutes.

 

 

 

 

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