Salt Rising Bread Recipe

Prize winning recipe

Step 1

Starter: Pare and slice potatoes. Add cornmeal, sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, and boiling water. Wrap bowl in a heavy cloth. Cover and allow to stand in a warm place overnight.

Step 2

In the morning remove potatoes. Add milk, water, baking soda, salt, and shortening. Add sufficient flour to make a dough just stiff enough to knead. Knead until smooth and elastic. Form into loaves. Place in well-oiled pans. Cover and let rise until double in bulk. Bake in moderate oven (400 F) about 45 minutes. 3 loaves.

Lyd Smith, Los Angeles, CA.

Things You'll Need

  • 3md Sized potatoes
  • 1ts Sugar
  • 4c Boiling water
  • 3tb Cornmeal
  • 1ts Salt
  • Dough:
  • 2c Lukewarm milk
  • 1/8ts Baking soda
  • 1c Water
  • 2tb Melted shortening
  • 1/8ts Salt
  • Flour

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