Vegan Mofo Stuten: German sweet yeast bread

stuten (sweet yeast bread) This sweet, soft and fluffy bread is very popular in Northern Germany. It’s often homemade and served on Sundays. You can eat it with butter and jam, but it would be perfect for peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, too. It’s best served on the day it is baked.But you can slice and freeze this bread and reheat it in a toaster. Recipe Stuten (Sweet Yeast Bread)

160 ml (2/3 cup) soy milk
40 g (3 tablespoons) refined coconut oil
1 1/2 teaspoons instant yeast
280 g (2 1/3 cups) all purpose flour
50 g (1/4 cup) sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt

Combine soy milk and coconut oil in a small saucepot and warm gently, until the coconut oil has melted. Let cool to room temperature. Stir in yeast. Mix flour, sugar and salt in a large bowl. Add liquid ingredients and use a hand-held mixer with a dough hook or a stand mixer to knead the dough. Knead for about 5-6 minutes. Cover with a damp kitchen towel and let rise in a warm place until the dough has doubled in size. This should take 45-60 minutes. Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F). Grease a small loaf pan (20 x 10 cm or 8 x 4 inch) and set aside. Olace the dough on a lightly floured surface and shape into a log. Place in the pan brush with oil. Cover with a damp kitchen towel. Let rise for 45-60 minutes, or until doubled in size. Slash with a sharp knife and bake for approximately 20 minutes or until the bottom of the bread sounds hollow when tapped. Let cool completely before slicing.

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  • What a beautiful loaf! It does look good enough to sink your teeth in.

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  • veganhomemade
    8 years ago

    That’s a really nice looking bread you’ve got there!

  • tofuparty
    8 years ago

    mmm, I guess it’s something like our ‘melkbrood’

    • 8 years ago

      Yes, I think some people call Stuten “Michbrot” here.

  • 8 years ago

    Yum! I so want some of this right now. It is grey and raining and cold.

  • 8 years ago

    You have some serious bread making skills! Looks so delicious!

  • 8 years ago

    so yummy, Mihl! a light ‘n fluffy bread with a touch of sweetness – it sounds absolutely delicious! the perfect combination of flavor & texture, fo ‘sho!

  • 8 years ago

    Mihl, you’re the bread girl!
    I would love to try this..my childhood bread
    was schneck..I love it..do you know this in Germany?
    Is also a sweet bread.

  • 8 years ago

    I think I know exactly what kind of bread you mean..and I love it too! This recipe is a must try!! Thanks!

  • rita
    8 years ago

    I’ve been thinking about sweet breads a lot lately and that I “can’t have” things like Stuten in the bakery. I love these kind of breads (with raisins :)). Thanks for the recipe. Hope I can try it out tomorrow!

  • 8 years ago

    did my photo link work? here’s the address if it didn’t: http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2525/3996597016_32cb0eedd0_b.jpg

  • 8 years ago

    I was going to make pita bread today, but then I saw this and had to make it.

    Check it check it: stuten photo

    Mine turned out soft with a crunchy crust and just the slightest sweetness. I wouldn’t really describe it as “sweet.” It was so very good with margarine and a big glob of blackberry jam.

  • 8 years ago

    Mmm…I love bread! And I especially love sweet bread! Now that it’s getting cold again, I’m getting the urge to make breads! This one is going on the list…thanks Mihl! :)

  • 8 years ago

    that was supposed to be “outside” your window.

  • 8 years ago

    You must have the best smelling kitchen in the country. Do you have people swooning outdise your window?

  • 8 years ago

    Wow! I’m normally not big on sweet breads at all, but this sounds really good. It looks so soft and fluffy!
    Your bread always seems to come out perfect, it looks so pretty on top.

  • 8 years ago

    that looks incredibly soft and fluffy… it’s a good thing i’m making rolls tonight and tomorrow. I’ll have to try this after the holiday. thanks

  • 8 years ago

    Oh Mihl, that looks AMAY-ZING. You are my bread hero fo sho.
    :)

  • 8 years ago

    That bread looks so light and beautiful! Thank you for the recipe, I need to start baking my own bread.

  • 8 years ago

    This sounds a lot like the traditional Czech bread my mother has always made (a recipe passed down for generations). My mother has made it for me using non-dairy milk and no eggs but it was not quite right. I thing I may try your bread (with golden raisins and almonds) to see if it comes closer. Thanks, as always, for your amazing bread inspiration!

  • 8 years ago

    This sweet bread looks amazing–it’s definitely on my to-do list. It also sounds like the kind of bread my grandmother made (I come from a very German baking family). Yeasted sweet breads are just so comforting!

  • 8 years ago

    Yum!!! I love all of your bread! :)

  • keeryah
    8 years ago

    your bread always looks so beautiful!

  • fortheloveofguava
    8 years ago

    beYOOtiful!

  • kips
    8 years ago

    Are you directly related to Jesus? Because you just saved my soul!!!! I cannot WAIT to sink my teeth into this bread again!!!

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