Tassajara Bread, Basic
This recipe makes 4 loaves, great to help feed a crowd. 369
lukewarm 85-105 f
yeast, active dry
milk, skim, (non fat) powder
Combine water, yeast, and sweetening .
Add milk powder.
Let sponge rise 30 to 40 minutes. Add WW flour (7 - 8 Cups), a cup at a time.
Beat 100 times with spoon.
Mixes in air and knead dough.
Set bowl in warm place 85 to 100 F and let it rise for an hour.
This rising lets the yeast get started without the salt.
Gluten is formed too.
Fold in salt, oil, another 6 to 8 cup flour.
Don't stir or cut Knead the dough Let it rise another hour.
Punch it down Let it rise 40 to 50 minutes.
Shape into loaves Let it rise another 15 to 25 minutes.
Slit top and bake 350℉ (180℃) for 50 -70 minutes.