Potato Thyme Loaf

Potato Thyme loaf fresh from the oven

Welcome. I took a bit of a break from this blog, but now I’m back. For those who have stuck around, thank you. I really do appreciate your support. For those who are new, welcome. This little corner of the internet is my space to explore foods that I love and the culture and space I feel the most connected to: Newfoundland, Canada.

These are strange, somewhat scary, times. The world is changing rapidly with the introduction of this little virus called Covid-19 and I thought that a little baking happiness is needed. Baking is my happy place. I love to explore different foods as well as fall back on the comfort foods.

This potato thyme loaf is just that. Firstly, fresh bread has always been a weakness of mine. When I was in baking school we were allowed to take some of our bread and baked goods. The rest were sold in the school cafeteria. Nice win for them and the other students. But because I could eat what I made I gained at least 20 pounds eating everything I could. The intoxicating smell of fresh bread just calls out to me.

This potato thyme loaf has that wonderful aroma when it comes out of the oven. The thyme and garlic go well perfectly with a roast beef – hot beef sandwiches anyone? The mashed potato give the loaf a great fluffiness.

Give it a try. You won’t be dissappointed.

Print Recipe
Potato Thyme Loaf
This wonderful loaf uses leftover mashed potato to give you a fluffy texture and dried thyme for a delicious aroma.
Prep Time 90 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes
Servings
loaf
Ingredients
Prep Time 90 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes
Servings
loaf
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Add the ingredients in a bread machine as listed. Mix on dough setting. If the dough seems too dry add a tablespoon of water as its mixing.
  2. Place dough on lightly floured surface and punch down into a 9 by 12 inch rectangle. Form into a loaf by tucking in the side and folding the top of the loaf towards you. Keep rolling the dough towards you until you form a tight loaf shape. Place into greased 9x5 loaf pan and let rest in a warm place for 30-60 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 375F (190C).
  3. The dough is ready when the loaf is about one inch above the rim of the loaf pan. Place in the center rack of a preheated oven. Bake for 30 minutes. When done, remove loaf immediately from pan and place on a rack to cool. To test for doneness, the loaf should sound hollow when tapped.
Share this Recipe
 

One thought on “Potato Thyme Loaf”

  1. I stop by regularly hoping to see you post.
    I was delighted to see this.
    I am learning to make bread now – my first attempts are ‘fair at best’

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *