2 Cakes yeast
1 ts Sugar
5 c Warm water
4 ts Salt
3/4 c Sugar
10 tb Fat
16 c Flour, about
Dissolve yeast and sugar in 1/2 cup water; set aside for 10 minutes.
Mix together with the yeast the rest of the water, the salt, sugar
and about 6 cups flour. Beat well, then keep adding flour until a
stiff dough is formed. Knead well about 10 minutes. cover, let rise.
Punch down, cover, let rise again. Put into greased pans, let rise
1/2 hour, bake at 350 degrees for about 50 minutes. Makes 5-6 loaves
~ enough for a week if you’re lucky! Mmmmmm!
Many of the recipes in this collection did not contain amounts or oven
temperatures. I have typed them in as they appear in the book, typos
Depression Era Recipes Patricia R. Wagner ISBN 0-934860-55-6 Entered
by Carolyn Shaw 5-95