Forevermama's Fresh Herb Batter Bread

“I got this recipe from the culinary school I attended some moons ago. When I was first dating my husband, I made this bread for one of the first dinners I made for him. I guess he liked this bread, because later he proposed. This is a delicious comforting bread with a tender crumb and is wonderful served with a good soup, etc.”
READY IN:
2hrs 35mins
SERVES:
6
YIELD:
1 bread
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water. (Being careful that water is not to hot or else it will kill the yeast). Put in a bowl. Add warm milk, sour cream, butter, eggs, sugar, salt and herbs.
  2. Using cake beaters, beat in 3 cups of flour until well blended. Stir in enough additional flour to make a soft dough (softer than kneeded dough). Cover and let rise in a draft-free until doubled (45 minute to 1 hour).
  3. Stir down with your hands or with a wooden spoon. Turn into a buttered 2 quart cake or bundt pan. Cover, let rise until doubled in size (50 - 65 minutes).
  4. Bake in a preheated 375 degrees Fahrenheit oven for approximately 35 - 40 minutes. Remove and cool on a wire rack.
  5. NOTE: Chervil can sometimes be hard to find, so if you can't find it, just leave it out. But if you can find it, even better.

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