Sour Dough Bread
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 2 cups hot milk
  • 1 pkg. yeast
  • starter left in the bowl of the recipe above
  • 2 cups flour (a mix if desired)
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 4 cups flour (all purpose)
  1. Stir honey and butter into the hot milk and let cool; when cool stir in the packet of yeast and add to the starter; mix in the two cups of flour. Add salt, sugar and baking soda.
  2. Cover bowl and let sit in a warm spot for 30 minutes.
  3. Then stir in the 4 cups of white flour.
  4. Turn dough out of bowl onto a floured board and knead (10 minutes).
  5. Cut dough into 3 or 4 portions, shape into loaves and place in greased pans.
  6. Let rise again in warm spot for another 45 minutes.
  7. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 20 minutes, reduce heat to 300 degrees and bake for another 10 minutes or until loaves are nicely browned.
  8. Remove loaves from pans and cool on a rack.
  9. ***To make another batch of bread, take the 1/2 cup of starter reserved in the refrigerator and add to it 2 cups of flour and slightly less than 2 cups warm water. Let stand covered in a warm place overnight. In the morning proceed with the bread recipe above.
(see sour dough starter)