Soft, chewy and full of flavor, potato bread is one of my favorites. But I'd never been able to successfully pull it off in my bread machine . . . until now. This loaf is soft, but substantial, chewy and not the least bit crumbly. Cutting into that first piece was a delight! You'll love it.
Keyword: Bread Machine Potato Bread, High Altitude Potato Bread
Author: Don Herman
1 1/2cupWater(plus 1 to 2 tbsp upon checking dough)
4tbspButtermelted and cooled
3cupsBread Flour440 g
1/4cupPotato Flour48 g, or 1/2 cup potato flakes
1 1/2tspActive dry yeast5 g
Remove bread pan from machine. Check to make sure mixing/kneading paddle is in place.
In a large bowl, add flour, potato flour or flakes, milk powder, sugar, salt, and white pepper. Blend thoroughly with a whisk.
Add water and melted butter to bread pan.
Carefully add all premixed dry ingredients on top of liquid.
Make a small well on top of the dry ingredients and add yeast.
Set bread machine to 1 lb loaf, and select your choice of crust. ENGAGE!
Remove loaf from pan as soon as the machine is finished and let cool for 10 minutes before slicing.