Potato Sour Dough Bread

Course Breads: Breads and Starters
Servings 2 loaves

Ingredients

  • 6 cups bread flour
  • cup sugar
  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup Potato starter
  • 1 ½ cups warm water

Instructions

  • Combine first 4 ingredients in a large mixing bowl; gradually stir in oil and remaining ingredients.
  • Turn dough out onto a floured surface; knead lightly 4-5 times. Place in a well greased bowl, turning to grease up.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place, free from drafts, 2 hours or until doubled in bulk.
  • Punch prepared dough down, and divide in half; shape each portion into a loaf. Place in a 9×5-inch loafpan. Brush tops with 2 tablespoons melted butter; cover and let rise in a warm place, free from drafts, 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
  • Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until loaves sound hollow when tapped. Remove bread from pans immediately; Cool on wire racks.