Braided Sweet Potato Bread

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Title: Braided Sweet Potato Bread
Yield: 1 Servings
Categories: Bread, Christmas


1 pk Dry yeast
1/4 c Lukewarm water
1/4 c Safflower oil
1 ts Thyme
1 1/2 c Mashed sweet potato
3 tb Honey
1 c Soymilk
3 c Wholewheat flour
1 c Unbleached white flour
1/2 c Cornmeal
1 1/2 ts Salt
Soymilk for brushing loaves

Combine yeast & water & let stand for 10 minutes. Stir in oil & thyme,
followed by potatoes, honey & soymilk. Stir gently till mixture is smooth.
In another bowl, combine flours, cornmeal & salt. Make a wel in the centre
& pour in wet mixture. Mix together, then knead on a floured bowl for 10
minutes. Let rise, covered till doubled in bulk. Punch down dough & divide
into 6 pieces. Roll each piece into a long coil with hands, about 1-inch
in diameter. To make each loaf, braid 3 coil s & pinch ends together.
Place on a floured baking sheet, cover with damp cloth & let rise till
doubled in bulk. Brush tops with soymilk & bake in a preheated 350F for 40
to 50 minutes, till tops are golden.

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