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Prune Bran Bread

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Ingredients
  Active dry yeast packet 2 (or 2 cakes compressed)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Buttermilk 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Firmly packed light brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Bran 2 Cup (32 tbs), bran
  Eggs 2
  Cooking oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 5 3⁄4 Cup (92 tbs)
Directions

Sprinkle dry yeast or crumble cake yeast into warm water.
Use very warm water (105°F. to 115°F.) for dry yeast; use lukewarm water (80°F.to 90°F.) for compressed.
Let stand for a few minutes, then stir until dissolved.
Heat buttermilk to lukewarm.
Stir in dissolved yeast, sugar, salt, baking soda, bran, eggs, and oil.
Blend well.
Beat in 2 cups of the flour.
Add prunes and remaining flour.
Blend well.
Turn out dough on a lightly floured board and knead until smooth and elastic.
Put dough in a greased bowl and let rise until doubled in bulk.
Punch dough down and shape dough into 3 loaves.
Put dough into 3 greased loaf pans (8 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches).
Let rise until doubled in bulk.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for 40 to 50 minutes.
Turn out and cool on a rack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Ingredient: 
Bran
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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