Saturday, February 7, 2009

Nauvoo Bread


Nauvoo Bread

5 Cups Hot Water

½ Cup Potato Flakes

½ Cup sugar

1 Cup powdered milk

2 T. Salt

½ Cup oil or shortening

2 T. Yeast

10-14 Cups Flour

Combine hot water, shortening, potato flakes, powdered milk, and sugar. Stir to dissolve shortening. When temperature is tepid, add yeast. Mix in 5 cups of flour and the salt Stir to smooth sponge. Add flour to make a smooth and elastic dough. Let rise until double, about 45 minutes, punch down and let rise again. Shape into loaves, let rise. Bake in 375 degree oven for about 35 minutes.

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