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Moravian Potato Sugar Bread
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10 INGREDIENTS • 11 STEPS • 3HRS 15MINS

Moravian Potato Sugar Bread

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Moravian Sugar Cake is a sugary, buttery, yeast-raised coffee cake enriched with mashed potatoes.
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Moravian Sugar Cake is a sugary, buttery, yeast-raised coffee cake enriched with mashed potatoes.
3HRS 15MINS
Total Time
$0.60
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
10
us / metric
Potato
1
Medium Potato
Water
1 cup
Water
Active Dry Yeast
2 tsp
Active Dry Yeast
Unsalted Butter
1/2 cup
Unsalted Butter, room temperature
divided
Salt
as needed
Egg
1
Brown Sugar
1/3 cup
Brown Sugar, firmly packed
Ground Cinnamon
2 tsp
Ground Cinnamon
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
253
Fat
8.9 g
Protein
3.3 g
Carbs
40.6 g
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step 1
Boil the Potato (1) in Water (1 cup) uncovered until soft, 12 to 15 minutes.
step 1 Boil the Potato (1) in Water (1 cup) uncovered until soft, 12 to 15 minutes.
step 2
Drain and reserve the liquid, and let the liquid cool to 95-110 degrees F (35-45 degrees C) until lukewarm. While you are waiting, mash the potato and set aside.
step 2 Drain and reserve the liquid, and let the liquid cool to 95-110 degrees F (35-45 degrees C) until lukewarm. While you are waiting, mash the potato and set aside.
step 3
Combine 2 tablespoons of the cooled liquid and the Active Dry Yeast (2 tsp) in a small bowl. Set aside for 5 minutes until bubbly.
step 4
Cream 6 tablespoons of the Unsalted Butter (1/3 cup) and Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup) until fluffy in a medium bowl. Add the Salt (as needed) and Egg (1). Stir in the mashed potato and the yeast mixture.
step 4 Cream 6 tablespoons of the Unsalted Butter (1/3 cup) and Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup) until fluffy in a medium bowl. Add the Salt (as needed) and Egg (1). Stir in the mashed potato and the yeast mixture.
step 5
Add 1/3 cup of the reserved cooking liquid and add the Unbleached All Purpose Flour (2 1/2 cups), a little at a time, to form a dough. Turn the soft, moist dough out onto a lightly floured work surface. Knead until the dough feels smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes.
step 5 Add 1/3 cup of the reserved cooking liquid and add the Unbleached All Purpose Flour (2 1/2 cups), a little at a time, to form a dough. Turn the soft, moist dough out onto a lightly floured work surface. Knead until the dough feels smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes.
step 6
Transfer to a greased bowl, cover and set aside at room temperature for about one and a half hours, until doubled.
step 7
Grease the bottom and sides of a 9×12-inch baking sheet or jelly roll pan. Return the dough to a work surface and roll or push it out into a rectangle the size of the pan. Place the dough in the pan and push it down to fill the pan. Cover and let rise for 45 minutes.
step 7 Grease the bottom and sides of a 9×12-inch baking sheet or jelly roll pan. Return the dough to a work surface and roll or push it out into a rectangle the size of the pan. Place the dough in the pan and push it down to fill the pan. Cover and let rise for 45 minutes.
step 8
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Melt the remaining Unsalted Butter (2 Tbsp).
step 9
Dimple the dough by making deep indentations with your fingertips at 1 1/2-inch intervals.
step 9 Dimple the dough by making deep indentations with your fingertips at 1 1/2-inch intervals.
step 10
Drizzle with melted butter and sprinkle Brown Sugar (1/3 cup) and Ground Cinnamon (2 tsp) on top.
step 10 Drizzle with melted butter and sprinkle Brown Sugar (1/3 cup) and Ground Cinnamon (2 tsp) on top.
step 11
Bake until the crust is golden brown and sugar is crunchy, about 20 to 25 minutes. Cool in the pan on a wire rack. Cut into 3-inch squares and serve warm. Enjoy!
step 11 Bake until the crust is golden brown and sugar is crunchy, about 20 to 25 minutes. Cool in the pan on a wire rack. Cut into 3-inch squares and serve warm. Enjoy!
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Bread
Snack
Shellfish-Free
Vegetarian
Dessert
Potatoes
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