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Ricotta Bread

Rated as 4.63 out of 5 Stars

"'This moist, slightly sweet bread is one of my favorites to prepare in my bread machine,' says Jenet Cattar of Neptune Beach, Florida. Jenet's recipe produces a smaller loaf, which is especially nice for households with one or two people."
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Ingredients

3 h 5 m servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings

Directions

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  1. In bread machine pan, place all ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select basic bread setting. Choose crust color and loaf size if available. Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed).

Footnotes

  • If your bread machine has a time-delay feature, we recommend you do not use it for this recipe.

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If you want to adapt this for your mixer and skip the bread machine I have found that this recipe makes a really good dough. This is a very good starter recipe for beginners because the dough is...

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I followed this recipe exactly and it was a total failure. I made it in my bread machine which turns out wonderful bread. It looks like someone stomped on it, about two inches high and sunk in...

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If you want to adapt this for your mixer and skip the bread machine I have found that this recipe makes a really good dough. This is a very good starter recipe for beginners because the dough is...

Mmmm. As I have a larger machine, I doubled everything but the ricotta (only had about 8 oz, left from another dish) and it topped out the bread machine. It tastes wonderful! Next batch I wil...

My family loved this bread. I used the "dough" setting on the bread machine to mix and raise the dough once. (needed to add a bit more flour because it was too wet to start). Then I removed it, ...

Delicious and an attractive bread! I followed "Suzy's" comments, and doubled the recipe (including a second egg), I didn't fully double the ricotta but I did add almost a full cup instead of 2/3...

This is a perfect sandwich bread. The ricotta makes the slices moist, soft, and slightly dense. I increased the recipe by half to make a full-sized loaf in my bread machine--no changes were ne...

This came out great! I will double the batch next time. But it's definitely worth making it again! Very good. Thank you Janet!

I didn't make any changes to the ingredients; I just dumped everything in and let it go. I did, however, do the dough cycle and bake it in the oven. Thanks for the recipe.

Followed Thomjanices instructions for mixer vs. bread machine. It was a huge hit. I baked it at 350 instead of 375. It took 35 minutes vs. 20. I hope TJ will weigh in on this The dough was ...

Very good, reminded me of an Easter bread my grandmother would make. Followed the review from THOMJANICE since I don't have a bread machine.