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Saffron Bread

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Ingredients
  Flour 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Mace 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Currants 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Margarine 1⁄2 Pound
  Yeast 1⁄2 Ounce
  Powdered saffron 1⁄4 Ounce
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Combine flour, sugar, salt, nutmeg, mace, currants and margarine in large bowl until blended.
Soften yeast in 1/2 cup warm water; steep saffron in 1/2 cup hot water.
Make well in flour mixture; add saf- fron water, scalded milk and yeast, mixing well.
Place in greased bowl, turning dough to grease top.
Cover; let rise until doubled in bulk.
Form into loaves; let rise again until doubled in bulk.
Bake in 375-degree oven for 15 minutes.
Reduce oven tem- perature to 350 degrees; bake for 30 minutes longer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Party, Healthy

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