Category: Bread Machine Recipes

Portuguese Potato Bread

Makes: 1 x 900 g bread
125 ml Lukewarm water (½ cup)
100 ml Lukewarm milk  (⅓ cup + 20 ml)
60 ml Olive oil (4 tbsp)
10 ml Salt (2 tsp)
5 ml Nutmeg (1 tsp)
200 g Cooked mashed potato (2 cups)
1 medium Onion, chopped
500 g Cake flour (4 x 250 ml / 4 cups)
7 g Anchor Instant Yeast (1 stick pack)
    Beaten egg, to brush
  1. Remove the pan from the bread machine.
  2. Make sure the paddle is in position and secure.
  3. Place the lukewarm water, milk, olive oil, salt, nutmeg, prepared mashed potato and onion into the pan.
  4. Add the flour and insert the pan into the bread machine.
  5. Make a shallow well in the flour and add the Anchor Instant Yeast.
  6. Switch the machine on and press menu 1 – Basic setting.
  7. Select 900g/1 lb/1.5lb size loaf and medium colour settings.
  8. Check selections and press start.
  9. Optional:  When the time indicates 1h15, open the lid and carefully brush the top with beaten egg. Close lid gently.
  10. When the cycle is complete, remove pan and cool for 10 minutes. Turn out onto wire rack and allow to cool.