I live in Kentucky and an oversight of this magnitude is enough to earn me a ticket outta town! Let me quickly make amends and offer a Yeast Bread recipe to honor the *Run for the Roses* While I won’t be in L’ville on Derby Day, I’ll be there in spirit! ;-)
ILovetoBakeBread.com MINT JULEP BREAD
Add a NEW tradition to your Kentucky Derby Celebration!
Ingredients
● 1 (1/4-ounce) package active dry yeast or 2 1/2 teaspoons ● 3/4 cup warm water ● 3 cups all-purpose flour ● 1 tablespoon granulated sugar ● 1 teaspoon salt ● 3 tablespoons mint, chopped ● 2 tablespoons grated lemon peel ● 2 large egg whites ● 1 tablespoon vegetable oil ● 2 tablespoons bourbon ● 1 teaspoon brandy
Equipment
Large Mixing Bowl Small Mixing Bowl Measuring cups Measuring spoons One 9x5 inch loaf pan, greased Wire cooling rack
Step by Step
● Preheat oven to 350F ● Dissolve yeast in warm water in small mixing bowl. ● In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt, chopped mint, grated lemon peel, egg whites, oil, bourbon, and brandy. ● Stir in the yeast mixture and knead to form a soft dough. ● Place in a greased bowl, turning once to coat, cover, and allow to rise until doubled; about 1 1/2 hours. ● Punch down; form in a greased loaf pan, and allow to rise again; about 1 hour. ● Bake at 350*F for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the top is browned. ● Let cool and enjoy!
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Next year I’ll plan a bit better and have a lot more to offer! Happy Derby and may all of your horses win!Tink *When I dream, I cook and bake like an artist…*

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