Thursday, June 2, 2011


马铃薯面包 Potato Bread
(recipe adapted & modify from 'The Second Book of Baking for Beginners' by Carol)


Bread dough
Bread flour 270g
Plain flour 30g
Bread improver 3g
Mashed potato 150g
Caster sugar 20g
Instant yeast 1 tsp
1/4tsp salt
Milk 150ml
Butter 30g

Butter, cut into thin strips
Chili powder

1. Dough: Combine all ingredients together (except butter) in a mixer & beat until a dough is formed.
2. Add in butter & beat again until the dough is smooth.
3. Divide the dough into 8 portions. Roll dough out & shape them into oval.
5. Proof the dough for 1hr.
6. Use a knife to make a slit in the middle of the dough & put one strip of the butter on top.
7. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180C for 15mins.
8. Sprinkle a dash of chili powder on top of the bread after out from oven.

I am submitting this entry to Aspiring Bakers #8 - Bread Seduction (June 2011) hosted by Jasmine from Sweetylicious.


Zoe said...

I love potato bread. They are so basic and yet so yummy. It is a pity that I couldn't find all Carol's books when I was back in Singapore? Are they sold in Popular book stores? I got to search harder for my next trip to SG.

cathysjoy said...

I think you can try Kinokuniya bookstore :)

茄子 said...


cathysjoy said...

茄子,谢谢。 我是carol的分丝,常用她的recipe ;)

Jess said...

delicious bread!

cathysjoy said...

Ah Jess,
Yes! ;)

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pReCiouSMoMentS said...

Cathy, how is this texture?

cathysjoy said...

This bread is very soft with a strong potato fragrance ;)

Min said...

I love your bread, Cathy! Looks very soft and yummy :)

jasminelim said...

the bread look so lovely! the shape so perfect! i can smell the fragrance! (:

Jean said...

u must teach me how to make the bread into such a lovely oval shape! looks damn tasty leh

cathysjoy said...

Thanks. It is indeed soft n yummy ;)

cathysjoy said...

Thanks ;)

cathysjoy said...

Actually it's quite easy to roll into an oval shape. You can refer to carol book on the steps ;)

lena said...

very nice and beautiful slits you made there!

cathysjoy said...

Thanks ;)

Zoe said...

Thanks. Will do that.

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