Amish Salt-Rising Bread
 
 
Ingredients
  • 3 medium potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons corn meal
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups lukewarm milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 tablespoons melted shortening
  • 7 cups flour
Instructions
  1. Peel and grate potatoes.
  2. Add corn meal, sugar,1 teaspoon salt, and boiling water.
  3. Cover and set in pan of hot water.
  4. Allow to stand (overnight) until sufficient fermentation to hear gas escape and can see bubbles.
  5. Add milk, water, 1 teaspoon salt, and shortening.
  6. Add flour to make stiff dough to knead.
  7. Knead till smooth and elastic.
  8. Form into three loaves and put into greased loaf pans.
  9. Cover and let rise until double.
  10. Knead about 10 minutes.
  11. Bake in 350 oven for 10 minutes then at 300 for a total tof 35 to 40 minutes
Recipe by Amish 365: Amish Recipes - Amish Cooking at https://www.amish365.com/amish-salt-rising-bread/