Vanilla Orange Milk Bread

The AnkarsrumUSA blog turns 5 soon, so we’ve been featuring some of our favorite companies in blog posts this month that will result in a huge giveaway (including a mixer) at the end of May. This one features a company that makes one of the most important ingredients in baking: flour. While high gluten flour might conjure up loaves of hearty crusty bread or chewy pizza crust in your mind, we are utilizing Central Milling’s lovely High Mountain bread flour for a soft fluffy enriched dessert bread.

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Sourdough Discard Pancakes

Hello everyone and welcome to May! We usually start the first of the month off with a bonus recipe for our blog subscribers. But this month, with a lot of people still stuck at home, we are making it available to everyone. We’ve also teamed up with some great companies for our blog posts in May, which will result in a huge giveaway (including a mixer!!) at the end of the month when the blog will be celebrating five years! Since sourdough has seen a huge jump in popularity the past few months, we’re starting off with this super easy pancake recipe, which utilizes sourdough discard and doesn’t require any milk or eggs.

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Pesto and Cheese Monkey Bread

I’m not sure why monkey bread is called monkey bread, but it sure is fun to eat, pulling apart sections of bread. Usually monkey bread is sweet, with a sticky topping. But we’re going to the savory side with this one. Pesto in the dough and on the top and bottom of the bread, and a liberal sprinkling of cheese in the layers makes this a bit of comfort baking heaven. I apologize in advance if your grocery foraging situation is still wonky. As long as I don’t want beans or rice, I can usually find what I need now, although I have to go to the more expensive grocery stores for flour.

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