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Irish Yeast Bread Mix

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • Mix:
  • 8 c Flour
  • 1 1/2 c Sugar
  • 4 ts Salt
  • 2 ts Allspice
  • 2/3 c Instant nonfat milk
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • For 1 loaf:
  • 4 c Mix
  • 2 pk Dry yeast
  • 1 c Warm water
  • 1/2 c Milk
  • 1/3 c Soft butter
  • 1/2 c Each currants and raisins
  • More flour if necessary


To make mix, combine all ingredients in plastic bag except lemon zest. Add
zest and shake bag well. Seal and set aside until needed. To make 1 loaf:
sprinkle yeast over warm water and let foam for 5 minutes. Place 2 cups of
well sahken mix into a large bowl with the milk, butter and yeat mixture
and beat with an electric mixer until well blended. Cover bowl and let
mixture rise in a warm place for 30 minutes. Then place two more cups of
mix onto the surface of dough in bowl. Beat until well blended again with
mixer or by hand. Place a little flour on work surface and mix in the
raisins and currants. Incorporate this into the dough and knead until
smooth and elastic, adding additional flour to make a fairly stiff but
pliable dough. Place dough in a large grerased bowl and turn to coat. Cover
and let dough rise double in bulk, about 1 to 2 hours. Punch down and knead
into a round loaf. Place on baking sheet and allow to rise double in bulk.
Bake in a 350 oven until done, about 50 minutes. Makes 1 large loaf.

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