RecipesHomemade Old Fashioned Bread from Leftover Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Homemade Old Fashioned Bread from Leftover Mashed Potatoes Recipe

This Homemade Old Fashioned Bread from Leftover Mashed Potatoes Recipe was designed to introduce homesteading readers to a unique way to make your own great and healthy homemade potato bread. This recipe has been handed down from one generation to the next of homesteading women.

Homemade Old Fashioned Bread from Leftover Mashed Potatoes Recipe

This homemade recipe was shared in order to help as many other people as they can to discover that leftover mashed potato bread, especially homemade potato bread can be both delicious and healthy at the same time. The recipe describes all of the ingredients and all of the steps needed to be followed in order to make the bread from leftover mashed potatoes.

More and more people are turning to healthier living and one of those ways is watching what they put inside theirs and their families bodies. One way that they are doing this is by making some of the food that they ordinarily would have bought in a store. Getting back to the land comes in many small ways, including baking your own BREAD !!!


1 cup of leftover mashed poatoes

2 cups milk

2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon sugar

2 Tablespoons olive oil

1 packet instant yeast (2 1/4 teaspoons)

5 cups all purpose flour

Homemade Old Fashioned Bread from Leftover Mashed Potatoes Recipe


1. Heat the 2 cups of milk, gentley stir.

2. Pour in the salt and sugar and stir.

3. Heat on medium heat until the milk starts to bubble at the edges, then remove from heat.

4. Stir in the olive oil and the one cup of leftover mashed potatoes.

5. Pour into the mixing bowl and let cool until it is barely warm.

6. Stir in the one packet of yeast. Stir in 2 cups of the flour.

7. Mix on medium high speed for 4 minutes with a electric hand mixer. This will help break up any potato lumps and help incorporate the leftover mashed potatoes into the dough.

8. Stir in the remaining 3 cups of flour and mix on medium low speed for seven minutes. The dough should be rather loose and a little tacky.

9. Take the dough out of mixing bowl and set aside. Wash the mixing bowl. Dry mixing bowl. Rub the inside of a large bowl with some olive oil.

10. Transfer the dough back into the mixing bowl. Gently coat the top of the dough with a little olive oil.

11. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap or a dampened towel (to prevent the dough from drying out).

12. Place in a warm spot for 2 hours or overnight. The dough should at least double in size. You’ll know when it has risen sufficiently when you press into the top with your fingertip and the indentation remains for a while.

13. Here is the fun part: Punch down the dough with your fists after you have lightly dusted them with flour.

14. Lightly flour your kitchen countertop and place dough ball on top. Knead it a few more times for good measure.

15. Cut the dough ball in half.

16. Rub a little olive oil inside of two 8×4-inch loaf pans. Place a dough ball in each and press the dough into the bottom of each pan.

17. Coat the top of each loaf with a little olive oil. Cover the loaf pans with plastic wrap and put in a warm place for 45 minutes to an hour, until the dough has doubled in size.

18. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).

19. Remove the plastic wrap from the pans and gently place the loaf pans in the oven in the middle rack. Bake for 35 minutes until the crust is golden brown.

20. While the bread is still warm in the pan, use a dull dinner knife and run along the edge of the pan between the pan and the bread to loosen the bread from the pan.

21. Tip the bread out of the loaf pan onto the cooling rack, let cool completely before slicing.

All of the information was presented in a way to make it easy to read and understand.

Benefits from reading the Homemade Recipes: How to make homemade bread from mashed potatoes

* Discover a great way to reuse some leftover mashed potatoes from a recent meal and make a great tasting homemade bread

* The recipe includes a complete listing of all of the necessary ingredients that you will need to have on hand to make the bread in your own kitchen

* The recipe also includes a complete, easy to read and follow step by step preparation guide that covers everything from start to finish


Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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