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Salt rising Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Margaret Beyrle (Diebold)

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 Tsps. (rounded) corn meal
1/2 tsp. salt (level)
1/2 tsp. sugar (level)
1/2 cup boiled sweet milk
Let sit over night.

Add next day
flour to mix.
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp. salt

Directions:
Directions:
Start about 500 in the evening. Scald corn meal + other ingredients and work into a mush. Set in a warm place until the next morning.. Than add other ingredients. Put baking soda into a pint of boiling water.; Add cold water until liquid mixture is luke warm and make into a thick batter with the flour.. Now add the mush made from the night before and mix briskly. for a minute or two. Turn into a a closed vessel and set into a kettle of warm water.Take care to keep the "sponge" ofm uniform temperature. The water in the kettle should be as hot as the hand can bear. Put a plate kettle under the vessel holding the "sponge" lest it get to hot.
When light and foamy, make into a dough with flour adding a tablespoon of lard. . Mould with hands. Put into pan. When light, bake for 25-30 minutes in a good oven.

Salt rising bread does not require as long to rise or bake as yeast bread.

Scald vessel in soda and water before using.

 

 

 

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