Old Fashioned Anadama Bread

Old-Fashioned Anadama Bread

This is a recipe for the classic old fashioned anadama bread that is easy to prepare. Anadama bread is a traditional bread boasting a rich, chewy texture and light, airy crumb that is a great compliment to any dish.

This old-fashioned Anadama bread is made with yellow corn meal, flour, butter, molasses, eggs, yeast, and water. The molasses and cornmeal give this New England bread its unique flavor and color. A true classic bread loaf that everyone should try.

Now before you freak out, this Anadama dough is very sticky and wet, it’s normal, try to manage the dough the best way you can and keep it cool, the end result will be fantastic old-fashioned bread.

Ingredients For Old-Fashioned Anadama Bread

  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon of yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 package dry yeast
  • 2 3/4 cups white flour

How To Make Old Fashioned Anadama Bread?

  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water. Add yeast mixture, beaten egg, and half of the flour to the mixture.
  2. Beat for 2-3 minutes until well combined. Add the rest of the flour, mixing with a spoon until well blended.
  3. Spread the batter into a greased 8 x 5 x 3-inch bread loaf pan (the batter will be sticky.)
  4. Let the bread rise in a warm place until the batter reaches the top of the pan.
  5. Sprinkle the remaining tablespoon of cornmeal on top of the dough.
  6. Bake in a 375-degree oven for 50-55 minutes.
  7. Remove from pan and cool on a rack.

Old Fashioned Anadama Bread

Old-Fashioned Anadama Bread

Anadama Bread is one of my all-time favorite recipe. It’s so easy to make and tastes absolutely delicious. I have been making this Old Fashioned Anadama Bread for years, it’s great on it’s own, with sandwiches, or dip it in your favorite soup.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Bread, Side Dish
Cuisine American, New England
Servings 10 Slices
Calories 100 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon of yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 package dry yeast
  • 2 3/4 cups white flour

Instructions
 

  • Dissolve yeast in warm water. Add yeast mixture, beaten egg, and half of the flour to the mixture.
  • Beat for 2-3 minutes until well combined. Add the rest of the flour, mixing with a spoon until well blended.
  • Spread the batter into a greased 8 x 5 x 3-inch bread loaf pan (the batter will be sticky.)
  • Let the bread rise in a warm place until the batter reaches the top of the pan.
  • Sprinkle the remaining tablespoon of cornmeal on top of the dough.
  • Bake in a 375-degree oven for 50-55 minutes.
  • Remove from pan and cool on a rack.
Keyword Anadama Bread, Cornmeal Bread, Molasses and Cornmeal Bread, Molasses Bread, New England Anadama Bread, Old-Fashioned Anadama Bread

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