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loaves of golden milk bread

Golden Milk Bread

  • Author: Lisa Keys
  • Prep Time: 150 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 3 hours
  • Yield: 2 loaves 1x


Bake it for the health of you



4¼ cups (18 oz./510 gm) King Arthur Unbleached Bread Flour

1 (1/4 oz/21 gm) package Red Star Platinum Yeast

-cups milk

6 tablespoons unsalted butter

2 tablespoons real maple syrup

1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt

4 (25 cent size) pieces of fresh peeled ginger

1-teaspoon ground turmeric

½ teaspoon cinnamon

½ teaspoon ground ginger

¼ teaspoon ground cardamom

¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

½ cup golden raisins


  1. In stand mixer bowl, fitted with paddle, combine 4 cups of flour and yeast.
  2. In small saucepan, over medium low heat, combine milk, butter, maple syrup, salt, fresh ginger, turmeric, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom and pepper; bring just to a simmer, stirring.
  3. Remove from heat and let cool for 15 to 20 minutes or until milk mixture registers 115F on an instant read thermometer.
  4. Pour milk mixture into flour mixture; mix on low speed until flour is fully incorporated.
  5. Remove paddle and replace with dough hook. Knead dough on low speed for 5 to 6 minutes adding additional ¼ cup flour if it seems too sticky.
  6. Add raisins to dough during last 2 minutes of kneading time.
  7. Transfer dough to a buttered bowl, cover and let rest in a warm place for 1 hour or until doubled in size.
  8. Press down dough, divide in half and shape each piece to fit a lightly greased 9-inch loaf pan. Place dough in pans; cover and let rise for 1 hour.
  9. Heat oven 400F.
  10. Make 3 slash marks diagonally across each loaf. Bake loaves for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown and internal temperature registers 200F on an instant read thermometer.
  11. Remove from pan to a wire rack to cool.
  • Category: bread
  • Method: baking

Keywords: yeast, golden milk, anti-inflammatory, healthy, kansas wheat, king arthur flour, red star yeast, national festival of breads