Tassajara Bread, Basic Recipe

Step 1

Combine water, yeast, and sweetening .5 - .75 cups. Add milk If eggs are to be used, add now. Let sponge rise 30 - 40 minutes. Add WW flour (7 - 8 Cups), a cup at a time, Beat 100 times with spoon. mixes in air and knead dough Set bowl in warm place 85 - 100 F & let it rise for an hour This rising lets the yeast get started without the salt. Gluten is formed too. Fold in salt, oil, another 6 - 8 C flour. Don't stir or cut Knead the dough Let it rise another hour Punch it down Let it rise 40 - 50 minutes Shape into loaves Let it rise another 15 - 25 minutes, Slit top and bake 350 for 50 -70 minutes

Things You'll Need

  • 6c Water, lukewarm 85 -105 F
  • 2tb Yeast
  • 1/2c Sweetening honey, molasses..
  • 2c Dry milk
  • 14c Whole Wheat flour
  • 2 1/2tb Salt (seems like a lot)
  • 1/2c Butter or oil

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