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
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 tight loaf.
Grease and place in bread pan. Let double in pan and bake at 400℉ (200℃) for 35 to 40 minutes or until very dark golden brown, and it sounds hollow when thumped.