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Saffron Bread

Saffron Bread


  • 1 1/2 tb Olive oil
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 1 ts Yeast, fast rise or machine
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • 1/4 ts Saffron, ground
  • 1/8 ts Saffron threads
  • 2 c White bread flour
  • 2 ts Yeast, active dry
  • 3/4 c Water


  1. If using saffron threads, grind to a coarse powder-like consistency using a mortar and pestle.
  2. The fresh powder will be more potent than the pre-ground so you'll need less.
  3. Once opened, the intensity of a vial of saffron will diminish.
  4. Use regular or rapid bake cycle. 2 ts Yeast, active dry - or - 1 ts Yeast, fast rise or machine.

Yields 1 loaf of  Saffron Bread

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