Grandma’s Potato Wreath

February 22, 2021  Online Recipe Guide Avatar

Makes 2 loaves

1-1 / 2 cup warm potato water (100o to 110oF)

2 envelopes FLEISCHMANN’S Active Dry Yeast

1 / 4 cup sugar

1 / 4 cup butter or margarine, softened

3 / 4 cup mashed boiled potato

2-1 / 2 teaspoons salt

1 cup whole wheat flour

4 to 4-1 / 2 cups all-purpose flour

Place 1 / 2 cup potato water in a bowl. Sprinkle in yeast; stir until dissolved. Add remaining potato water, sugar, butter, potato, salt, whole wheat flour, and 1 cup all-purpose flour. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in enough remaining flour to make a soft dough. Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic, about 8 to 10 minutes. Place in greased bowl, turning to grease top. Cover; let rise in warm, draft-free place until doubled in size, about 1 hour.

Punch dough down; divide into 6 equal pieces. Roll each to 18-inch rope; braid 3 ropes together. Form braid into circle; pinch ends to seal. Repeat with remaining ropes. Place on greased baking sheets. Cover; let rise in warm, draft-free place until doubled in size, about 45 minutes. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon flour on wreaths.

Bake at 400oF for 20 minutes or until done. Remove from sheets; cool on wire rack.

Nutrition Information
Per Serving:
Serving size: 1 slice (1 / 24 of recipe)
Serving weight: 2 ounces (55 grams)
Calories 130; Total fat 2.5 g; Saturated fat 1.5 g;
Cholesterol 5 mg; Sodium 280 mg; Carbohydrates 24 g; Dietary fiber 1 g; Sugars 2 g; Protein 3 g


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