Anadama Bread

My mother's recipe for Anadama Bread was one of the reasons I bought a bread machine. So once I figured out how the machine worked, I adapted her recipe. It still tastes great but contains much less sugar and fat.


1 (1 1/2-pound) loaf, 12 servings

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 158
Caloriesfromfat 6 %
Fat 1 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Monofat 0.2 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 3.8 g
Carbohydrate 33.2 g
Fiber 1.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 2.1 mg
Sodium 199 mg
Calcium 24 mg


1 1/2 cups water, divided
1/3 cup yellow cornmeal
1 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup molasses
1 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 package dry yeast (about 2 1/4 teaspoons)


Combine 1/2 cup water and cornmeal. Bring 1 cup water and salt to a boil in a small saucepan. Stir in cornmeal mixture, and cook 2 minutes or until thick. Stir in molasses and oil; cool.

Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Follow manufacturer's instructions for placing flour, yeast, and cornmeal mixture into bread pan; select bake cycle. Start bread machine.