Potato Honey Bread

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    3hrs 50mins
  • Serves icon
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based on 3 ratings

Soft brown yeasted rolls with whole wheat flour, potato, and a touch of honey. Can be baked in a loaf pan if you prefer.

recipe updated Mar 26, 2020


  • Potato icon
    about ½ cup (120g)
  • Water icon
    ¾ cup (180ml)
  • Active dried yeast icon
    Active dried yeast
    1.5 tsp (6g)
  • Honey icon
    about ¼ cup (111g)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    about ¼ cup (76g)
  • Egg icon
    1 (50g)
  • Salt icon
    about ½ tsp (3g)
  • Whole wheat flour icon
    Whole wheat flour
    1 cup (130g)
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    2.5 cups (324g)


  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Round pan - 9 x 2"
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Add potato to a clean saucepan
  2. Boil until soft - 15 min
  3. Drain with sieve
  4. Mash with potato masher then set aside
  5. Add water, active dried yeast and honey to a clean large mixing bowl
  6. Whisk briefly until combined
  7. Let rest - 10 min
  8. Transfer vegetables to dough
  9. Add unsalted butter, egg and salt to the dough
  10. Mix until well combined
  11. Add whole wheat flour and all purpose flour to the dough
  12. Mix until well combined
  13. Knead until elastic - 10 min, dough hook
  14. Grease a clean large mixing bowl
  15. Transfer dough to large mixing bowl and cover
  16. Let rise - 2 hr
  17. Grease a clean round pan
  18. Turn out large mixing bowl on lightly-floured surface
  19. Form
  20. Transfer content of large mixing bowl to round pan and cover
  21. Let rise until doubled - 1 hr
  22. Pre-heat oven - 190°C
  23. Bake until golden brown - 25 min, 190°C
  24. Serve
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