Sweet potato pot bread

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250 g cooked sweet potato, mashed 450-500 ml luke­warm wa­ter

750 g cake flour

5 ml (1 t) salt

1 sa­chet (10 g) in­stant yeast

15 ml (1 T) but­ter, melted

Grease two medium-size flat cast-iron pots well with but­ter and dust with flour.

1 Mix the cooked sweet potato with enough wa­ter to cre­ate a runny con­sis­tency.

2 Mix the flour, salt and in­stant yeast in a large bowl.


Make a well in the mid­dle and pour in the sweet potato mix­ture.

3 Mix un­til a dough be­gins to form. Knead un­til smooth and elas­tic, at least 10 min­utes. Di­vide into two equal parts and put each in a sep­a­rate pot. Cover with a clean kitchen towel and al­low to rise in a warm place un­til dou­bled in vol­ume, about 30 min­utes.

4 Brush the tops of the breads with the melted but­ter and cover the pots with lids.

5 Put the pots on low coals. Pack a few coals on the lids and bake for about 40 min­utes (knock on the bases of the loaves when done and they should sound hol­low).

Prepa­ra­tion 20 min Ris­ing 30 min Bak­ing 40-50 min

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