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Bread Bake Farmer S Bread

Tassajara Bread~ Basic

Ingredients & Directions

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

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

4 Loaves

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