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Bread

For four loaves of bread.

Ingredients

  • 5 good-sized potatoes
  • 2 tablespoonfuls of sugar
  • 1 tablespoonful of salt
  • 5 pints of water
  • 1/2 medium-sized cakes of yeast

Instructions

Peel potatoes; boil until soft, and mash through a colander; then sugar, salt and water. When about cold, add yeast, which have been well soaked. Let this stand in a warm place twenty-four hours. In the morning, mix stiff; knead well; let it rise until light; mold into loaves, and when raised again, bake in a moderately hot oven one hour.

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Notes

Attributed to Mrs. Belle Bland.

Source

Recipes Tried and True (1894).


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