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                               Saffron Bread
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      C.            boiling water
    1      Pkg.          saffron -- (.025 oz.)
    1      C.            scalded milk -- cooled
      1/2  C.            oleo
      1/2  C.            warm water
    2      Pkg.          dry yeast
    2                    eggs -- beaten
      3/4  C.            sugar
    1      Tsp.          salt
    6      C.            flour -- (6 to 8)
    1      Box           raisins -- (15 oz.) rinsed and
                         floured a little
 
 Mix boiling water and saffron together and let steep
 overnight. Add oleo while milk is cooling. Put sugar and salt
 in bowl. Add scalded milk and oleo mixture, 1/4 cup warm
 water, saffron, eggs and yeast. Mix well. Add 3 to 4 cups
 flour; mix well. Add raisins. Add remaining flour, enough to
 make workable. Put on floured board and knead 15 minutes.
 Place in a greased bowl and grease top. Let rise until double
 in bulk. Shape into loaves; put into greased pans. Let rise
 until double. Bake at 350 degrees to 375 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes or
 until hollow sounding when tapped.
 
 
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