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  Active dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
  All purpose flour 5 1⁄2 Cup (88 tbs)
  Sourdough 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Starter Dough At Room Temperature)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Yellow cornmeal 2 Tablespoon

In large mixer bowl soften yeast in 1 1/2 cups warm water (110°).
Blend in 2 cups of the flour, Sourdough Starter, sugar, butter, and 2 tea spoons salt.
Combine 7 cup of the flour and the soda; stir into flour-yeast mixture.
Add enough remaining flour to make a moderately stiff dough.
Knead on floured surface till smooth (5 to 8 minutes).
Place in greased bowl; turn once.
Cover; let rise till double (1 to 1 1/2 hours).
Punch down; divide in half.
Cover; let rest 10 minutes.
Shape in 2 oblong or round loaves.
Place on greased baking sheet sprinkled with cornmeal.
Cover; let rise till almost double (about 1 hour).
Brush with water and make diagonal slashes across tops.
Bake at 375° for 30 to 35 minutes.
Remove from sheet; cool.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3716 Calories from Fat 322

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g56.6%

Saturated Fat 17.7 g88.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 2274.7 mg94.8%

Total Carbohydrates 731 g243.5%

Dietary Fiber 27.8 g111.2%

Sugars 53 g

Protein 104 g208.3%

Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 0.84%

Calcium 22.1% Iron 237.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sourdough French Bread Recipe