Homemade Potato Bread

Bread is a classic staple of many meals, and this recipe for homemade potato bread is a great way to add a special twist. Using just a few simple ingredients, you can create a delicious bread that will be a real treat. This bread is light and fluffy, and makes a great side dish for dinner or lunch. Plus, it’s easily adaptable to suit your tastes, so you can make it your own.

Ingredients used:

For 1 people

  • 1 - Baking potato, peeled and cut into large chunks or 1 cup leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup - Milk
  • 1.5 tablespoons - Lard
  • 1.5 tablespoons - Unsalted butter
  • 1.5 teaspoons - Salt
  • 1 tablespoon - Granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon - Dry yeast
  • 0.33 cup - Warm water
  • 5 cups - Bread flour

Recipe steps:

  • Boil potato until soft. Drain and reserve cooking liquid. Rice the potato through a food mill.
  • Scald milk and combine with 1/2 cup reserved cooking liquid. Combine liquids and potato with lard, butter, salt and sugar in a small bowl. Set aside to cool to room temperature.
  • Meanwhile, combine yeast and warm water, and set aside until foamy. When potato mixture has cooled, add yeast mixture. Add flour and knead with a dough hook, on an electric mixer, until smooth and glossy, about 7 minutes.
  • Transfer to a buttered bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and set aside in warm place to rise about 1/2 hour. Punch dough down and briefly knead. Butter a 9 by 5 by 3inch loaf pan. Place dough in pan, cover with plastic, and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake 30 minutes, until bread sounds hollow when tapped.

This homemade potato bread is easy to make and tastes delicious. Enjoy it toasted or plain – either way it’s sure to be a hit. If you’re looking for a fun and flavorful twist on classic bread, then this is the recipe for you. Try it out and let us know what you think!