Homemade Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread
Remove 1½ cup starter (replenish the rest before returning to the fridge.
) Add water, sugar, salt, and 1½ cups white flour, mix.
Let stand in a warm p lace for 12 to 18 hours.
Stir down and add butter, whole wheat flour, and enou gh white flour to make a stiff bread dough.
Knead for 10 minutes.
Place in a clean buttered bowl, cover and let rise 2 hours.
Punch down and shape into 2 round loaves.
Place on oiled baking sheet, sprinkled with cornmeal.
Let rise 1½ hours.
Bake 40 to 50 minutes at 400 degrees until bread sounds hollow whe n tapped.