Breads

Poppy Seed Bread

3 cups flour
1 ½ tsp. salt
1 ½ tsp. baking powder
2 ¼ cups sugar
1 ½ cups vegetable oil
1 ½ cups milk
1 ½ Tbsp. poppy seeds
3 eggs
1 ½ tsp. almond flavoring
1 ½ tsp. butter flavoring

Mix all ingredients together and beat three minutes. Pour into two loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour. While bread is still warm, mix the following ingredients and spoon over bread:
¼ cup orange juice
¾ cup sugar
½ tsp. almond flavoring
½ tsp. butter flavoring
½ tsp. vanilla

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Easy Cinnamon Bread

3 cups King Arthur all-purpose flour
½ cup sugar
2 tsp. yeast
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. salt
1 cup warm milk
¼ cup melted margarine
1 egg
1 tsp. baking powder
1 cup cinnamon chips

Mix first five ingredients. In a separate bowl, mix milk, margarine, and egg. Combine the two and mix. Let batter rest covered at room temperature for one hour. Then stir in baking powder and cinnamon chips. Pour into loaf pan and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes until center is done. When done, let set in pan five minutes before transferring to wire rack. Cool and slice.

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Sunflower Seed Bread

2 ½ cups King Arthur bread flour
½ cup whole wheat flour
½ cup rolled oats
1 egg
2 tsp. yeast
1 ½ Tbsp. butter
1/3 cup raw sunflower seeds
½ cup buttermilk (I use 2 Tbsp. buttermilk powder and ½ cup water)
½ cup water
1 Tbsp. molasses
2 Tbsp. honey
¼ tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt

Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or use in bread machine.

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Sweet Oatmeal Bread

¾ cup rolled oats
1 ¼ cups water
3 cups bread flour
1 ½ tsp. salt
3 Tbsp. molasses
1 ½ Tbsp. sugar
2 tsp. yeast

Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or use in bread machine.

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Cracked-Wheat Bread

¾ cup water
1/3 cup cracked wheat
¾ cup milk
2 ¼ cups bread flour
¾ cup whole wheat flour
1 ½ tsp. salt
2 Tbsp. butter
1 ½ Tbsp. honey
1 ½ Tbsp. molasses
2 tsp. yeast

Simmer the water and cracked wheat until all the water is absorbed; approximately six minutes. Pour wheat into bread pan. Add milk and remaining mixed ingredients.

Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or use in bread machine.

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