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1930’s Potato Bun Recipe


1930’s Potato Bun Recipe This potato roll recip or potato bun recipe is pretty vague when it comes to the ingredients and method. But the buns that we ended up with were so soft and delicious! These are the perfect dinner roll for any holiday party, or they would be great buns for smash burgers or slider buns.


Ingredients: 2 Tbsp lard 1 cup hot mashed potato 2 Tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt 2 eggs 5 cups water 1 compressed yeast cake Method: Melt 2 tablespoons lard with 1 cup hot mashed potatoes, 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, 1 teaspoon salt. Beat 2 eggs well, and add about 4 cups water. When lukewarm, add 1 compressed yeast cake that has dissolved in 1 cup lukewarm water. Set to get light and foamy about 1½ – 2 hours. Then mix stiff and knead well. Let rise until twice its size. Then roll out, and cut whatever size or shape you wish. Let rise twice their size and bake in a moderately oven.

***Tips: – I cut this recipe in half and ended up with 4 dozen rolls – a lot of rolls. – I used 2 tsp (10 mL) of instant yeast instead of fresh yeast cake. – The recipe never mentions flour… but obviously it needs some. For a half recipe I used about 6 cups. – The dough is sticky and hard to knead – use a stand mixer if you have one. – They took about 12 minutes at 350ºF to bake

0:00 Welcome to the old cookbook show 0:26 Today we are making a 1930 potato rolls recipe 0:49 The initial ingredient mixing 1:48 Adding the yeast 2:26 Adding the flour 4:04 Keading the potato roll dough by hand 5:29 Shaping / cutting the potato rolls 7:37 Taste testing the potato rolls

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You NEED This Cheesecake Stuffed Banana Bread In Your Life

If you love cheesecake…this bread is going to rock your world!

This is probably one of the best recipes that you will ever make! Once you make this cheesecake stuffed banana bread, you will never bake a regular banana bread again!

Here is how you make it! 

Cheesecake Stuffed Banana Bread
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
1 hr 25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: appetizer, banana bread, bread, cheesecake, cheesecake banana bread, dessert
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup plus 2 tbsp. All purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tbsp sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs, plus 1 large egg yolk, divided
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  1. Preheat oven to 350° and butter and flour a 9″-x-5″ loaf pan. In a large bowl, whisk together 1 cup flour, baking soda, and salt.

  2. In another large bowl, combine 3/4 cup sugar, melted butter, buttermilk, vanilla, 1 egg and egg yolk and mix until smooth. Pour wet ingredients over dry and stir until combined, then fold in mashed bananas.

  3. Make cream cheese filling: In a small bowl, stir together remaining egg, cream cheese, and remaining 2 tablespoons each flour and sugar.

  4. Transfer half the batter to prepared pan. Dollop cream cheese filling on top and smooth in an even layer with a spatula. Top with remaining batter.

  5. Bake until deeply golden and a toothpick comes out clean, 1 hour. Let cool at least 10 minutes before slicing and serving.

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