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Pogocha or Pogucha Bread

Recipe Information
Slavik New Years Bread

Mario Padilla

Serves/Makes:1 Large loaf on flat pan

  • 1 pkg. yeast (1 pkg. = 2-1/4 tsp (10 ml). yeast)
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) warm water
  • 1 tsp (5 ml). sugar
  • 4 tbsp (60 ml). melted butter
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 1 cup (225 ml) milk
  • 1 cup (225 ml) water
  • Dry Ingredients:
  • 6 cups (1425 ml) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) sugar
  • 2 tsp (10 ml). salt
  • Mix yeast, water and sugar; set aside and let yeast activate.
  • Mix all dry ingredients in large bowl.
  • Open well in center and add butter, egg, milk, Yeast, and water.
  • Knead dough 5 to 8 minutes.
  • Let rise in greased bowl till double in size 1 to 2 hours. Knead again and flatten onto a greased flat pan.
  • Let rise in warm area till doubled.
  • Brush top with egg white.
  • Bake in 350 degree (175 C.) oven 20 to 30 minutes. Check for a firm top. Will get a dark colored crust.
  • Remove from oven, Let breath for 10 minutes and brush with milk or half and half or butter for a soft crust .
This recipe comes from a long lost freind that My Wife and I grew Up with ... Hopefully we will hear from whats left of the family soon.. In memory of Jess Kinsey Who hailed from the valley in Texas. Searching For Vi and Josh Kinsey, Lodell and Drew Henry... Mario Lupie and Jason miss you all...San Antonio, Texas