San Francisco Sourdough French Bread

San Francisco Sourdough French Bread

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"WARNING: You may eat the entire loaf(s) yourself (and no one would blame you if you did)!"

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1 pk Dry yeast
5 c All-purpose flour
1 1/2 c Sourdough starter
2 ts Salt
2 tb Sugar
1 c Warm water

Original recipe makes 2



In large mixing bowl, sprinkle yeast over warm water, let dissolve 5 minutes. Stir in sugar, starter and gradually add 4 cups of the flour mixed with salt. Cover bowl with damp cloth, let rise 1 to 1 1/2 hrs in a warm, draft-free place. Turn dough onto floured board, work in remaining flour until dough is no longer sticky, Knead until satiny, about 5 min. Shape into 1 large round, or 2 long loaves. Set on cookie sheet sprinkled with corn meal. Let rise again in warm place for 1 to 1 1/2 hrs. Put shallow pan of water in lower shelf of oven; preheat to 400 F. Make diagonal slashes in bread. Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until crust is medium dark brown. Set on rack to cool. Courtesy Telephone Pioneers BillSpalding *P CRBR 38 A

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WARNING: You may eat the entire loaf(s) yourself (and no one would blame you if you did)!
Ajmitch 2 years ago
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