Sourdough Honey Whole Wheat Bread
A rich and crusty bread that's easy to make with this tasty recipe that's stress-free.
yeast, active dry
2 1/4 teaspoons
warm, (110-115 degrees F)
Dissolve yeast in 1 cup warm water. Mix yeast, starter, honey, salt, and shortening with 3 cups flour.
Add more flour as needed to make a stiff dough. Knead 150 strokes on a floured surface and place in a greased bowl. Cover and let rise 1 to 1½ hours until doubled in size. Punch down, let rise, and double again. Punch down and roll into a tight loaf.
Grease and place in the bread pan. Let double in the pan and bake at 400℉ (200℃) for 35 to 40 minutes or until very dark golden brown, and it sounds hollow when thumped.