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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Savory Garlic Butter Potbrood

Potbrood is delicious African food

Potbrood or Pot Bread is one of South Africa’s favorite rustic outdoor cooking and camping African bread recipes. Potbrood is delicious African food made in a cast iron pot traditionally cooked over barbecue coals or braai in South Africa. The varies of Potbrood are endless, the classic recipe can be easily made at home and you can also add cheese, rosemary, onions, beer, raisins, apricots, billabong or any of your favorite ingredients.

 

Savory Garlic Butter Potbrood

Savory Garlic Butter Potbrood

Potbrood is bread made in a cast iron pot traditionally cooked over barbecue coals or braai in South Africa.
 
Ingredients:     
2 cups self-rising flour     
2 medium eggs
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon white sugar
1/3 cup unsalted softened butter
1 teaspoon garlic powder
   
Directions:
In a large bowl, mix butter and sugar, then mix in eggs and spices. Mix flour into moist mixture. Transfer mixture to a greased cast iron pot with a lid. Allow the dough to rise 2 hours covered in a warm place. Over very low coals, bake for about 30 minutes. Insert a knife into the bread, if it comes out clean the Potbrood is ready. Finding the right temperature to make the Potbrood on the grill can be tricky but practice makes perfect.

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