Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 c. sugar

  2. 1/2 c. corn oil

  3. 1 tbsp. salt

  4. 1 1/2 c. warm water

  5. 1 c. starter which has been fed

  6. 3-5 days earlier

  7. 5-6 c. plain flour

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Mix ingredients to make a stiff dough. Put in large bowl which has been greased with Crisco. Cover with towel. Let rise 6 hours or even overnight. Knead lightly on well floured surface. Divide into 2 parts, place into well greased pans. Spread melted butter over surface of bread. Cover lightly with waxed paper and then a towel. Let rise (depending on temperature – warm weather it can be 2-3 hours. Winter time can be overnight). Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes. Remove from pan at once and place on cooling rack. Yield: 2 large loaves.

  2. For Variety: Instead of plain flour use 2 cups whole wheat flour and the remainder white or unbleached flour.


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