Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup warm vegan soymilk
  • 1/4 cup vegan sugar
  • 1/4 tsp.salt
  • 1/4 cup veg. oil
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 pkg. yeast
  • 3 cups flour (bread flour if you can find it)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamon (optional)
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup lemon and/or orange rind (optional)

Directions:

This is a fairly simple sweet vegan bread recipe that is oh so good in the morning or in the afternoon with a cup of coffee. I’ve seen my grandfather in Germany make this, but he never uses measurements. I personally need them!

Stir vegan sugar, salt and oil into warm milk. Put yeast into bowl and add warm water (from faucet). Add lukewarm soy milk mixture, 2 cups flour & cardamon. Beat until smooth. Add the rest of flour and start to knead on floured counter top until elastic. Put in a greased bowl, turning greased side up. Cover, let rise until doubled, ~ 1 hr. (** If it is winter, put bowl on oven set at a low temp — warm to 200 degrees Fahrenheit. This will help it rise faster. *BE PATIENT* :) The more it rises, the lighter and yummier it’ll be). Shape into oblong shape, place onto a greased baking sheet. Brush with a little oil, cover, let rise until doubled ~45 min. Bake at 350 for 40 minutes. At this point I have to try not to eat entire loaf! I always double recipe and freeze a loaf.

Yield: 1 lo