Extra-tangy Sourdough Bread
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Recipe type: Bread
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup (8.5 oz) "fed" sourdough starter
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 oz) Luke-warm water
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons Salt
  • 5 cups (21-1/4 oz) Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
Instructions
  1. Pour the cup of starter into a large mixing bowl. Add the warm water and 3 cups of flour. Beat Vigorously.
  2. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside to rest and cool room temperature (68° to 70° is optimal) for 4 hours.
  3. Then refrigerate overnight, or for about 12 hours.
  4. Add the last 2 cups of flour and salt. kneading to from a smooth, soft dough. Place in a lightly greased bowl, cover with breathable cloth, and let rise till very puffy through not necessarily doubled, about 5 hours.
  5. Divide the dough in half, and shape into two loaves, Place on greased baking sheet, cover with breathable cloth, and let rise till doubled, about 2 to 3 hours.
  6. Slash the tops of the loaves and bake in preheated oven at 425° fro 30 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from oven, and cool on a rack.

 

Kitty's Crazy Banana Bread
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Recipe type: Dessert, Breakfast & Brunch
Cuisine: American
 
Awesomely Good! Remember you want extremely ripe bananas.
Ingredients
  • 2 c white flour or 1¾ whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ baking soda
  • ½ salt
  • ⅓ c butter
  • ⅔ c honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c mashed bananas (3-4 whole bananas)
Instructions
  1. Mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda & salt together and set aside for later. Cream the butter, honey and vanilla together well. Beat the eggs and mashed bananas together. Now alternately add the flour mixture to the creamed mixture. You may add pecans if desired. Place in a greased loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 1 hour. If making muffins bake for 25 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes when remove from oven before cutting and eating.

 

 

Evelyn's Awesome Zucchini Bread
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Recipe type: Breakfast, Brunch & Dessert
Cuisine: Czechoslovakian
 
Ingredients
  • 2c whole wheat flour
  • 1c white flour
  • 1T salt
  • 1Tsoda
  • 3T cinnamon
  • 1T nutmeg
  • 1T baking powder
  • 2 c peeled & grated zucchini
Instructions
  1. Beat 3 eggs until creamy. Add 1c oil, 2c sugar, 2T vanilla, 2c peeled & grated zucchini, ¼ c pecans. Mix all together & bake at 325°F for one hour. Makes two large loaves.