Try this recipe for good old, basic potato bread — the kind that serves as the framework for an array of sandwiches.
By Han Ker
- 1½ cups mashed potatoes
- ¼ cup butter
- ½ cup sour cream
- 1½ teaspoon salt
- 1 egg
- ½ cup chopped chives
- 2½ teaspoon instant yeast
- 6 cups flour
- Cut potatoes into pieces, place into a pot and boil it. Strain out the water & place the potatoes into a bowl. Add in the sour cream & butter.
- Using a potato masher or forks, mash the step 1 till smooth. Add in the egg, instant yeast and chopped chives.
- Add in flour. Allow this mixture to rest for 10 minutes. Add in the salt.
- Knead the dough for about 10 minutes till the dough becomes smooth and elastic. Add a little oil to another bowl and add in the dough.
- Cover the dough with plastic wrap and allow to rest till double in bulk, about 1 hour.
- Shape the bun creatively
- Sprinkle with a little flour and place into a preheated 190C oven for 25 minutes. Remove and cool on a wire rack.
Han Ker began baking since 8 years old with her mum, more after she started her blog - Hankerie (http://www.hankerie.com) 2 years ago. She nonetheless possesses a passion for baking and creating in the kitchen, and applies her own creativity for crafting out her own recipes. Her specialty are pastries and sweet treats, as well as bread – as evidenced by the goodies that come from her kitchen. Determined to make the products of her creative imagination a reality, Han Ker is a firm believer that nothing is impossible if you try enough times. Apart from that, Blog-hopping has inspired her, and she shares openly without a care for the jealous hoarding of information. She is unendingly curious and is always seeking out new recipes to try, a method she insists works great in keeping the brain juices flowing while at home. She is truly a home baker of substance, a blogger, and cook with plenty to offer.