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Mushroom Bread

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“This recipe came from my husband's grandmother, it was one of her husband's favorites. I remember it being a rather dense bread with a good flavor (if you like mushrooms of course). I'm estimating the preparation time, as it has been a while since I've made it.”
3hrs 15mins
2 loaves

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt 2 tbsp of the margarine in a saucepan.
  2. Add mushrooms and onions and saute until liquid has evaporated; let cool.
  3. In another saucepan, scald milk.
  4. Stir in molasses, salt, and pepper, and cool until lukewarm.
  5. Measure warm water in large warm bowl and sprinkle in yeast. Stir until dissolved.
  6. Add lukewarm milk mixture, mushroom mixture, egg, wheatgerm, and 2 cups flour.
  7. Beat until smooth.
  8. Stir in enough flour to make a stiff dough. Turn out onto floured board, knead until smooth and elastic.
  9. Place in a greased bowl, turning to grease top.
  10. Cover, let rise in a warm place until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.
  11. Divide dough in half abd form into two loaves.
  12. Place in 2 greased 9"x5" loaf pans.
  13. Cover, let rise in pans, until doubled in bulk (about 1 hour).
  14. Bake at 400 degrees F for about 45 minutes. Remove from pans and let cool before serving.

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