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sourdough bread

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a recipe by
April Alvarez
Dunedin, FL

I love sourdough bread this again is one of my Grandmother favorite.

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cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For sourdough bread

  • 1 pkg
    i call them an envelope of yeast
  • 1 1/2 c
    warm water
  • 1 c
    sourdough starter
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 5 to 6 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda

How To Make sourdough bread

  • 1
    In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Blend in starter batter,salt and sugar.
  • 2
    Add 4 cups flour. Beat 3 or 4 minutes, Cover, let rise until double (1 1/2 hours) in a warm place free of drafts. (a good way to do that is to heat oven for about 2 minutes, turn it off and place bowl of dough in oven,
  • 3
    Leave it alone the whole time, when it has risen, Mix baking soda with 1 1/2 cups flour, stir into dough. Add enough flour to make a stiff dough,
  • 4
    Turn dough out onto floured boad or clean counter top. Knead 10 minutes. Divide dough in half shape into loaves of round loaves and place on lightly greased baking sheet.
  • 5
    With sharp knife make diagonal gashes across the top and again let rise until double.
  • 6
    Bake at 400 degrees for 40 minutes. brush with butter if you wish.

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