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mrs. wiggs

Serves/Makes:2 large loaves

  • 2 cups (475 ml) sugar
  • 2 cups (475 ml) flour
  • 2 cups (475 ml) milk
  • i 2 oz (56 grm). pkgs. dry yeast
  • 2 cups (475 ml) flour
  • 1 cup (225 ml) sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml). salt
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) cinnamon
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) baking soda
  • 1 cup (225 ml) oil
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1-1/2 tsp (7 ml) baking powder
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) buttermilk
  • 1 6 oz (168 grm). box instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 cup (225 ml) pecans, raisins or diced dates(optional)
  • Cinnamon-sugar mixture:
  • 1 cup (225 ml) brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) flour
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) margarine
  • Stir together sugar, flour, milk and yeast until smooth.
  • Cover loosely and leave in a warm place for 24 hours.
  • Cover loosely (I put in a jar and cover with a square of cloth and a rubber band) and refrigerate.
  • Stir everyday five days.
  • On the fifth day stir in 1 cup (225 ml) sugar, 2 cups (475 ml) flour, 2 cups (475 ml) milk and cover loosely, leave in a warm place 24 hours.
  • Refrigerate covered loosely.
  • Stir every day for 5 days.
  • On the tenth day remove 2 cups (475 ml) of starter.
  • To the remaining starter add 1 cup (225 ml) milk, 1 cup (225 ml) flour, 1/2 cup (125 ml) sugar and leave this out overnight.
  • This is your new starter.
  • Stir everyday and feed once a week.
  • Pour 2 cups (475 ml) of starter you removed into a bowl.
  • Add the flour, sugar, salt, cinnamon, baking soda, oil, vanilla, eggs, baking powder, buttermilk, and pudding mix to bowl and beat well.
  • Pour into two well greased loaf pans.
  • Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mixture.
  • Bake at 325 degrees (175 C.) for 1 hour.
  • Cool in pans 10 minutes.
  • Remove and cool on rack.
This is a sour dough bread and takes several days to make at first. After you have starter in your frig. you can make it every week. DO NOT USE A METAL SPOON OR BOWL!

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