FARMER'S DAUGHTER Sour Dough Bread Starter and Bread Recipe

They say the smell of fresh baked bread is a real male stimulant. Why bother with hair and make-up and forget losing weight - just bake bread!

Photo by Constance S.
Adapted from keyingredient.com

PREP TIME

15300

minutes

TOTAL TIME

15340

minutes

SERVINGS

3

Loafs

PREP TIME

15300

minutes

TOTAL TIME

15340

minutes

SERVINGS

3

servings

Adapted from keyingredient.com

Ingredients

  • Starter recipe -

  • 1

    pkg. dry yeast

  • 1

    cup warm water

  • 3/4

    cup sugar

  • 3

    Tbsp. instant potato flakes

  • Bread Recipe

  • 6

    cups bread flour (must be bread flour)

  • 1/3

    cup sugar

  • 1

    tsp. salt

  • 1/2

    cup vegetable oil

  • 1

    cup sour dough starter

  • 1 1/2

    cup warm water

Directions

NOTE: STIR ONLY WITH A WOODEN SPOON - NO METAL SPOONS. Combine all ingredients well. Let sit 5 hours until it ferments. Refrigerate for 3-5 days. Starter needs to be fed every 3-7 days. To feed, take out of refrigerator and add the following ingredients: 3/4 cup sugar 2 Tbsp. instant potato flakes 1 cup warm water Stir with wooden spoon. Let stand at room temperature for 8-10 hours. Remove 1 cup to make bread. Return remaining starter to refrigerator. NOTE: You do not need to make bread each time you feed the starter, but you must remove 1 cup (either give away or discard).NOTE: You do not need to make bread each time you feed the starter, but you must remove 1 cup (either give away or discard). Bread In a large bowl, mix above ingredients into a stiff batter with a wooden spoon. Knead in additional flour until dough is no longer sticky. Grease a second bowl, place well kneaded dough in bowl. Turn dough over leaving greased side up. Let stand at room temperature for 8-10 hours. Knead again. Place in 3 greased loaf pans. Let rise 8-10 hours. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes. Brush with melted margarine.

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