- 1 cup milk
- 3/4 cup water
- 1/3 cup butter or margarine
- 6 1/2 - 7 1/2 cups flour
- 6 tablespoons sugar
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1 package yeast
- 3 eggs at room tempeature
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons butter or margarine melted
- 1 egg white
Combine milk, water and 1/3 cup butter in a small sauce pan. Heat over low heat until liquids are very warm. butter does not need to melt.
Place 4 cups flour in a bowl with 6 tablespoons sugar, salt and yeast. Mix well. Add eggs and warm liquids, mix and knead. Knead in remaining flour.
Place in a well greased bowl and roll to grease top. Let rest covered until dough doubles in size.
Punch dough down and devide in half. Shape halves into loaves and place in well greased pans, let rise until doubled in size. Bake at 375 degrees for 35 minutes. Remove from pans and brush all surfaceses well with shortening or cooking oil.
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 1/2 cup amaranth
Combine water, the amaranth, and a pinch of salt in a small saucepan, bring to a boil, and then reduce the heat to a simmer. Cover and cook over low heat for 25 minutes or until the water is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Makes about 1 cups.
Variation with Mixed Tiny Grains: Mix teff, amaranth, and quinoa, the latter thoroughly rinsed, and cook as described.