Purple potato bread

What’s a another thing to do with purple potatoes?

Make purple potato bread.

This lovely lavender dough, when baked, is perfect for pretty party sandwiches, thick-cut as French toast, or broken off in chunks to sop up stews and sauces.

Purple Potato Bread

From Group Recipes

makes one loaf


  • 3/4cups water
  • 1/4 cup soy milk
  • 2 TBS butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 TBS sugar
  • 2/3 cups cooked purple potato, mashed
  • 3 + 2 TBS cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp fast rising yeast


  1. Grease 2 bread pans – 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches
  2. Place water, milk & butter in a microwavable bowl and cook until butter melts; pour into a large bowl.
  3. Add salt, sugar & mashed potato and beat until sugar dissolves.
  4. Add approx 1 1/2 cups of flour and beat until combined. Sprinkle the yeast over the batter and beat until yeast is thoroughly combined.
  5. Add remaining flour.
  6. Knead dough on a floured surface, incorporating more flour if needed,  dough is no longer sticky — a few minutes.
  7. Grease a large bowl and place dough in it; flip dough over and let rise until doubled in size,  40 – 45 minutes.
  8. Place in a greased bread pan, cover with damp towel and let rise again until doubled in size, 45 – 45 minutes.
  9. Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven for 35 – 40 minutes or until tops of loaves are golden.
  10. Remove dough from pan and cool on a wire rack.

Tags: purple potato, veganmofo

2 Responses to “Purple potato bread”

  1. October 15th, 2011 at 9:16 PM

    mallory says:

    Whoa! That looks great.

  2. October 15th, 2011 at 10:26 PM

    Helen says:

    Thanks, Mallory!

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