Grandmother Bean’s Bread

This week’s featured recipe is from Mrs. Bettie Bean. I found it in the recipe book called “Heavenly Delights” by the Mt Mitchell United Methodist Women, Kannapolis, NC. [© 1990]

Grandmother Bean’s Bread

  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 pkg yeast
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 5 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp soda

Mix yeast, water and 2 tbsp sugar together and set aside. Heat buttermilk, butter and 1/4 cup sugar until warm. When milk mixture is cool, add yeast mixture. Add the remaining ingredients. Put in 2 loaf pans and let rise about 2 hours. Bake at 300 degrees for 35 – 40 minutes.

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